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

Daniel Sheaffer Farm

Civil War Hospital

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

Gen. Sicklesí Leg Amputated

July, 1863

 
Erected 1983 by The Hospital and Healthsystem Assoc. of PA & HG-AC.
 
Location. 39° 47.676′ N, 77° 11.764′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (Pennsylvania Route 97) east of U.S. 15, on the right when traveling east. 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. Field Hospitals - First Corps (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Field Hospitals at Gettysburg (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named U.S. Field Hospitals at Gettysburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named U.S. Field Hospitals at Gettysburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); Isaac Lightner Farm (approx. 0.4 miles away); Field Hospitals - Fifth Corps (approx. 0.9 miles away); Field Hospitals - Third Corps (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Daniel Sheaffer Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
2. Daniel Sheaffer Farm Marker
Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
3. Civil War Hospital Marker
Daniel Sheaffer Farm House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Daniel Sheaffer Farm House
Civil War Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
5. Civil War Building Marker
This marker on the house indicates that it was here during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Gen. Sickles Wounding Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
6. Gen. Sickles Wounding Marker
Gen. Daniel Sickles was wounded near the Trostle Barn seen in the background. The monument on the right marks the spot where he went down.
 
 
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 498 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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