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

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker in Cashtown image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker in Cashtown
Inscription. Crossing South Mountain from Chambersburg, Gen. Hill's Corps of Lee's army assembled here on June 29-30, 1863. On July 1, his advance guard moved up from near Marsh Creek and met Union Troops west of Gettysburg.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 39° 53.081′ N, 77° 21.64′ W. Marker is in Cashtown, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Chambersburg Road (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is next to the historic Cashtown Inn on Old U.S. 30. Marker is in this post office area: Cashtown PA 17310, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cashtown Inn (a few steps from this marker); Imboden's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Roads West (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of School House and Burial Ground (approx. 1.3 miles away); Robertson's Brigade (approx. 2.7 miles away); Manor of Maske (approx. 2.9 miles away); Hugh Culbertson Farm (approx. 3 miles away); Mary Jemison (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cashtown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker with Cashtown Hotel in the background image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
2. Marker with Cashtown Hotel in the background
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 25, 2009
3. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Marker (yellow arrow) looking west
Cashtown Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
4. Cashtown Hotel
The Confederate army marched past the Cashtown Hotel on their way to Gettysburg. A wounded soldier from Georgia was left here, but he died soon after. The Cashtown Hotel was seen in the movie "Gettysburg."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,255 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on August 28, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4. submitted on February 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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