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Near McConnellsburg in Fulton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Last Confederate Bivouac

 
 
Last Confederate Bivouac Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 23, 2009
1. Last Confederate Bivouac Marker
Inscription.
General Bradley T. Johnson
of the
Confederate Army
encamped 20 rods west
of this marker at
the Patterson home
July 31, 1864
after the burning of
Chambersburg
This was the last
Confederate bivouac
north of the
Mason and Dixon line.

Dedicated by
the Pittsburgh Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy

 
Erected 1930 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and the Fulton County Historical Society.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 39° 55.237′ N, 78° 0.379′ W. Marker is near McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Great Cove Road (U.S. 522) and Confederate Lane, on the right when traveling south on Great Cove Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 Great Cove Road, 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. A different marker also named Last Confederate Bivouac (a few steps from this marker); Changing Main Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker
Last Confederate Bivouac Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 23, 2009
2. Last Confederate Bivouac Marker
also named Changing Main Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); Traveling the Lincoln Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fulton County (approx. one mile away); Fulton County Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Fulton County World War II, Korea, and Vietnam Memorial (approx. one mile away); Fulton County War on Terrorism Memorial (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McConnellsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Report by Brig Gen Johnson. (Submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Brig Gen Johnson' s "Maryland in the Civil War". (Submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Bradley Tyler Johnson. (Submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Last Confederate Bivouac Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 23, 2009
3. Last Confederate Bivouac Marker
Looking north along US Route 522.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 2,010 times since then and 971 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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