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Kilpatrick Headquarters

 
 
Kilpatrick Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. Kilpatrick Headquarters Marker
Inscription. On June 30, 1863, Gen. Kilpatrick, commanding the Third Division of the Union Cavalry, took headquarters in this building after part of his forces had been attacked by Confederate Cavalry SE of town.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.019′ N, 76° 59.029′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (Pennsylvania Route 194) and Carlisle Street (Pennsylvania Route 94) on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is on the NW corner of the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General George Armstrong Custer (a few steps from this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General George Armstrong Custer (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Hanover (within shouting
Kilpatrick Headquarters' Building 2009 image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, September 22, 2009
2. Kilpatrick Headquarters' Building 2009
The marker is to the left of the no parking sign. The window of the Kilpatrick headquarters' room is obscured by the tree on the left.
distance of this marker); The Jacob Wirt House (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Birthplace of John Luther Long (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
Also see . . .
1. Hugh Judson Kilpatrick bio. (Submitted on January 28, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. 1863 Photograph of Kilpatrick Headquarters. (Submitted on September 22, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.)
3. General Kilpatrick. Extensive information about General Kilpatrick and the marker, Dedication date: September 14, 1954. (Submitted on September 23, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.) 

4. Kilpatrick Headquarters - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 21, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Kilpatrick Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, December 20, 2009
3. Kilpatrick Headquarters Marker
Christmas scene.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on December 21, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.
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