Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Soldiers of Franklin County
Soldiers of Franklin County who
fought for the Union in the
War Between the States 1861-1865
Dedicated July 17th, 1878
Approximately 40 feet southwest of this tablet, Generals Robert E. Lee and A. P. Hill met mounted, and held a brief conference about 10 o’clock A.M. on Friday, June 26th, 1863. This was the first move which ultimately led to the decision on Monday, June 29th, to concentrate the Army of Northern Virginia in the direction of Gettysburg, and decided the location of the battle with the Army of the Potomac at that place.
Location. 39° 56.247′ N, 77° 39.678′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 11) and Lincoln Way (U.S. 30), in the median on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the base of Union Soldier statue in Memorial Square. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (here, next to this marker); War Between the States World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (a few steps from this marker); French & Indian War – Revolutionary War – War of 1812 (a few steps from this marker); Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 (a few steps from this marker); Finding Your Way (a few steps from this marker); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 577 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.