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

Lydia Leister Farm

Civil War Hospital

 
 
Lydia Leister Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
1. Lydia Leister Farm Marker
Inscription.
Lydia Leister Farm

July 3-4, 1863

 
Erected 1983 by The Hospital and Healthsystem Assoc. of PA & HG-AC.
 
Location. 39° 48.862′ N, 77° 13.914′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Taneytown Road and Hunt Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Taneytown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 93rd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Companies E and I (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters of Major General George G. Meade (within shouting distance of this marker); Oneida New York Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Eighth U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Headquarters of Brigadier General Henry Hunt (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 6th Independent Battery, New York Artillery (about 400 feet away); Catherine Guinn Farm (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
2. Civil War Hospital Marker
Marker on Taneytown Road image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
3. Marker on Taneytown Road
Lydia Leister House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Lydia Leister House
In addition to serving as a Civil War hospital, the house of Lydia Leister was the headquarters of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, the commander of the Army of the Potomac.
Meade's Headquarters at the Lydia Leister Farm image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 19, 2014
5. Meade's Headquarters at the Lydia Leister Farm
The staff of Maj. Gen. George G. Meade can be seen at his headquarters at the Leister farmhouse.
Meade's Staff at the Lydia Leister Farmhouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 19, 2014
6. Meade's Staff at the Lydia Leister Farmhouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 331 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6. submitted on July 19, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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