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Near Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription. On June 26, 1863, Gen. R.S. Ewell, with orders to take Harrisburg, marched his army by this road toward Carlisle, which he reached next day. On June 29, he was ordered to rejoin Lee's army at Cashtown.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 39° 57.431′ N, 77° 38.643′ W. Marker is near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on US 11 0.2 miles north of Roland Ave., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Margaret Cochran Corbin (within shouting distance of this marker); Chambersburg (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilson College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Falling Spring Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Joseph Winters (approx. 1.5 miles away); John Brown (approx. 1.5 miles away); Old Franklin County Jail (approx. 1.5 miles away); King Street Church (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Also see . . .
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, September 5, 2009
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Photo taken looking north on U.S. Route 11, Margaret Cochran Corbin marker is south of this marker about 100 feet.
 Biography of R. S. Ewell. (Submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,255 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.
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