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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. Gen. Robert E. Lee reached Chambersburg June 26, 1863. Hearing June 28 that Union troops under Gen. Joseph Hooker had crossed the Potomac to Frederick, he decided to unite his forces at Cashtown; and left the city by this road.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 39° 55.614′ N, 77° 37.645′ W. Marker is near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of US 30 and Willowbrook Drive, on the right when traveling east on US 30. 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. Patrick Gass (approx. mile away); Chambersburg (approx. half a mile away); Messersmith's Woods (approx. one mile away); Franklin County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Israel Benevolent Society Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away); Masonic Temple (approx. 1.8 miles away); John Brown (approx. 1.8 miles away); Joseph Winters (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Also see . . .
US 30 east bound to Gettysburg image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
2. US 30 east bound to Gettysburg

1. Biography of Joseph Hooker. (Submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Biography of Robert Edward Lee. (Submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, 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 1,194 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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