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

Confederate Conference

 
 
Confederate Conference Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Confederate Conference Marker
Inscription. On June 26, 1863, Gen. Robert E. Lee, and staff, entered this square. After conferring with Gen. A.P. Hill, near the middle of the 'Diamond', Lee turned eastward and made headquarters at the edge of town.
 
Erected 1953 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 56.236′ N, 77° 39.693′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of US 30 and Main Street, on the left when traveling west on US 30. Touch for map. Marker is on the southwest corner of the square. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Burning of Chambersburg (here, next to this marker); Abolitionist John Brown Boards in Chambersburg (here, next to this marker); Memorial Fountain and Union Soldier Statue (a few steps from this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (within shouting distance of this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War
Great Invasion of 1863 Interpretive Panel in the nearby Heritage Center image. Click for full size.
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
2. Great Invasion of 1863 Interpretive Panel in the nearby Heritage Center
(within shouting distance of this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); War Between the States (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Confederate Conference - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsNotable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Conference Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
3. Confederate Conference Marker
Marker in Chambersburg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
4. Marker in Chambersburg
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,224 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 1, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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