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

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
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By Craig Swain, January 30, 2010
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription. Gen. Rodes' Confederate troops marched down this road July 1, 1863, on their way from Carlisle. At this point they turned right along the ridge to Oak Hill, to attack the Union flank.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 39° 52.697′ N, 77° 14.631′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Biglerville Road (State Highway 34) and Herrs Ridge Road, on the right when traveling south on Biglerville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Russell Tavern (approx. one mile away); October 24, 1794 (approx. one mile away); Russellís Tavern (approx. one mile away); Rural Electrification (approx. 1.1 miles away); Samuel A. Cobean Farm (approx. 1.8 miles away); William Ross Farm (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hardaway Alabama Artillery (approx. 2 miles away); The King William Artillery (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 30, 2010
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 969 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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