Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
“The barb of the hook”
Location. 39° 49.553′ N, 77° 13.439′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on East Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located adjacent to the Gettysburg Middle School, in the Gettysburg National Military Park. 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. Hoke's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gordon's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hays's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Early's Division (approx. ¼ mile away); 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry Regiments (approx. 0.3 miles away); 17th Connecticut Volunteers Jones's Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); 7th West Virginia Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
More about this marker. On the left side of the marker is a map of the respective army positions. On the lower right is a Sketch of action on Culp's Hill, by Edwin Forbes.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. East Confederate Avenue Markers and Monuments.
Also see . . . Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,003 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.