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By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
The Battle of Fountain Dale Marker
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Fairfield — The Battle of Fountain Dale
Fountain Dale is located between Jack's Mountain and Beard's Hill, and is also connected to two major mountain gaps, Monterey Pass and Fairfield Gap, which would prove to be fighting ground all of it's own. Troops on both sides needed to keep the . . . — Map (db m8512) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Fairfield — The Battle of Monterey Pass
On the morning of July 4, Union General Judson Kilpatrick's Cavalry Division consisting of General George Custer and Colonel Nathaniel Richmond's Brigades were ordered from Gettysburg to attack the wagon trains that were moving on the road between . . . — Map (db m30968) HM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Blue Ridge Summit — The Battle of Monterey Pass
During the morning hours of July 4th 1863, General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army began its withdrawal from Gettysburg. General Lee ordered two key mountain passes at Monterey and Fairfield to be secured for the Confederate retreat. These two . . . — Map (db m30981) HM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Blue Ridge Summit — The Battle of Monterey Pass
After Captain Emack placed his troops near the Monterey House, Custer's men consisting of a portion of the 1st and 5th Michigan Cavalry began their advance. The 5th Michigan was sent toward the right to protect Kilpatrick's right flank. A small . . . — Map (db m31034) HM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Blue Ridge Summit — 10,000 Soldiers Fight at Monterey Pass
During a fierce thunderstorm on the evening of July 4, 1863, a nine-mile-long wagon train of supplies, livestock and wounded soldiers made its way from Fairfield through Monterey Pass. This was the advance of the Confederate retreat column from . . . — Map (db m134763) HM
Pennsylvania (Franklin County), Blue Ridge Summit — The Battle of Monterey Pass
As Confederate Captain George Emack's men held the approach of Monterey Pass, Union General George Custer, supported by artillery began his attack toward the intersection where the wagon train was retreating. Captain Emack, fearing that he could not . . . — Map (db m31047) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Cascade — War Returns to South Mountain Battle of Monterey Pass Gettysburg Campaign —
(Preface):After a stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee led the Army of Northern Virginia through Maryland into Pennsylvania, marching next to threaten Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washington, D.C. . . . — Map (db m31048) HM

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