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

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
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By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription. June 27, 1863, Gen. Ewell's Confederate army, marching over this road toward Harrisburg, reached Carlisle; Jenkins' cavalry went on to reconnoiter. On June 29, Lee ordered Ewell to join the main army at Cashtown.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 11.319′ N, 77° 12.334′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Walnut Bottom Road (Pennsylvania Route 3023) and Belvidere Street, on the right when traveling east on Walnut Bottom Road. Touch for map. Located north of I-81 exit 43. Marker is at or near this postal address: 850 Walnut Bottom Road, 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. half a mile away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Carlisle (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dickinson School of Law (approx. 0.9 miles away); Forbes Road (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Carlisle (approx.
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 30, 2015
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
one mile away); The Benjamin Rush Campus of Dickinson College (approx. one mile away); The Charles Nisbet Campus of Dickinson College (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 June 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 323 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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