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

John L. Burns

 
 
John L. Burns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
1. John L. Burns Marker
Inscription.
Citizen Hero
Patriot
was in the Battle
of Gettysburg
July 1st 1863
He joined this church
Jan. 28th 1866

 
Location. 39° 49.707′ N, 77° 13.923′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on W High Street west of Washington Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Gettysburg United Methodist Church. 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. Sisters of Charity of Emmitsburg (a few steps from this marker); “ . . . I Am Going To Die” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home of Seminary and College (within shouting distance of this marker); "...run home as quickly as you can." (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Hospitals - Cavalry Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Temples of Mercy (about 300 feet away); Presidents Attended Service Here (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
John L. Burns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
2. John L. Burns Marker
Marker at the Gettysburg United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
3. Marker at the Gettysburg United Methodist Church
The John L. Burns marker can be seen here to the right of the door of the Gettysburg United Methodist Church.
John Burns on the Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
4. John Burns on the Battlefield
This statue of John Burns is located on McPherson Ridge, where he fought on the fist day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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