Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
General Albert G. Jenkins' brigade of Southern cavalry entered Chambersburg on June 15, 1863, in advance of the main invasion force, and later led the invading army, June 22-24. General Robert E. Lee entered Chambersburg on June 26.
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 54.292′ N, 77° 40.334′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Molly Pitcher Highway (U.S. 11) and Kriner Road, on the right when traveling north on Molly Pitcher Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2330 Molly Pitcher Hwy, Chambersburg PA 17202, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chambersburg (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.6 miles away); Martin Delany (approx. 1.7 miles away); Suesserott House (approx. 2.1 miles away); First Lutheran Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); Philip Berlin (approx. 2.1 miles away); Frederick Douglass and John Brown (approx. 2.1 miles away); Israel Benevolent Society Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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