Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dow's 6th Maine Battery
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
Location. 39° 48.197′ N, 77° 14.073′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the south part of Cemetery Ridge in 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. Reverend Father William Corby, C.S.C. (a few steps from this marker); 2nd Connecticut Light Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Auxiliary Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Battery New Jersey Light Artillery (about 400 feet away); Artillery Brigade (about 500 feet away); Battery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Regarding Dow's 6th Maine Battery.
Also see . . . Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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