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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Army of Northern Virginia

July 5, 1863

 
 
Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 5, 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 5, 1863
Inscription. The Army on the march to the Potomac. Hill's Corps had the advance. Longstreet's the centre. Ewell's the rear. Hood's Division Longstreet's Corps started after sunrise. Early's Division Ewell's Corps started near noon and formed the rear guard. Fitz Lee's and Hampton's Brigades of Cavalry Stuart's Division the later under Col. Baker marched via Cahstown and Greenwood en route to Williamsport. Chambliss's and Jenkins's Brigades of Cavalry under General Stuart marched via Emmitsburg. Robertson's and Jones's Brigade of Cavalry held the Jack Mountain Passes. Imboden's Brigade of mounted infantry in charge of the wagon trains reached Greencastle in the morning and Williamsport in the afternoon.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.631′ N, 77° 14.687′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located near the Shultz Woods in Gettysburg National Military Park, across the street from the National Guard Armory. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets
Ten tablets cover the movements of the Confederate army from June 26 to July 5, 1863.
(here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. The tablet is one of ten placed originally by the Battlefield Commission around the turn of the century. These were restored and placed on Seminary Ridge in 2007.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 954 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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