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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Breastwork

 
 
This Breastwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
1. This Breastwork Marker
Inscription.
This Breastwork
was constructed
by
Rodes's Division C.S.A.
July 4, 1863

 
Location. 39° 50.05′ N, 77° 14.683′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Seminary Ridge, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ewell's Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Prisoners of War (within shouting distance of this marker); 95th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Elsie Singmaster (within shouting distance of this marker); Stevens' Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Civilians on Seminary Ridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Lee's Headquarters at Gettysburg (about 300 feet away); Habitat of Seminary Ridge (about 300 feet away); Headquarters of the Army of Northern Virginia (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Additional comments.
1.
The marker is incorrect in that
This Breastwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
2. This Breastwork Marker
the original breastwork was not built of the rock and stone seen here, but from trees and scavenged lumber as can be seen in the adjacent "Confederate Prisoners of War" wayside.
    — Submitted August 13, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
This Breastwork Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
3. This Breastwork Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 280 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 3, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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