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Camp Hill in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription. Farthest advance of a body of Confederate troops toward Harrisburg. Southern units under General A. G. Jenkins of Ewell's Corps reached Oyster Point on June 28, 1863. On the next day defending militia faced them here in a skirmish in which both sides suffered casualties.
 
Erected by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 40° 14.397′ N, 76° 55.937′ W. Marker is in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Market St.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3025 Market St., Camp Hill PA 17011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maurice K. Goddard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cumberland Riflemen (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Skirmish of Oyster’s Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); White Hall School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Samuel Albright House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) (approx. 0.9 miles away); Shopp Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Camp Hill (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Gettysburgh Campaign (Oyster Point) - Behind the Marker
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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