McConnellsburg in Fulton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
F. A. Shelton of N.C.
Killed near here
in first battle on Penn. soil
June 30, 1863
Erected 1929 by Elliott Grays Chapter 1877 and North Carolina Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 39° 55.442′ N, 77° 59.025′ W. Marker is in McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, in Fulton County. Marker is on Buchanan Trail (Pennsylvania Route 16), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Memorial is about 150 feet north of the intersection of Buchanan Trail and Horton Road (Township Road 505). Marker is at or near this postal address: 547 Buchanan Trail (PA Route 16), Mc Connellsburg PA 17233, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Dead (here, next to this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pleasures of Roadside Dining (approx. half a mile away); Changing Main Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); Traveling the Lincoln Highway (approx. George Diven (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Changing Main Street (approx. one mile away); Fulton County Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McConnellsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Elliott Grays Chapter Rechartering. (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Store Ledger of Items Taken in CSA Raid. (Submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 871 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 5, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.