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Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription. On June 28, 1863, General Richard Ewell received orders from Robert E. Lee to move Ewell's southern troops out of Carlisle and on to Gettysburg. By June 29th two divisions of Ewell's troops marched over this road through Mt. Holly Springs, York Springs, and Heidlersburg towards Gettysburg.
 
Erected 2000 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 11.015′ N, 77° 11.493′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on South Hanover Street (Pennsylvania Route 34) 0.1 miles south of Houser Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at the Chili's Restaurant south of I-81. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carlisle (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Carlisle (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Molly Pitcher (approx. one mile away); Carlisle Old Graveyard Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. one mile away); a different marker
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 30, 2015
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
also named Molly Pitcher (approx. one mile away); Brigadier General William Thompson (approx. one mile away); Old Graveyard (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 369 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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