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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Adams County, Pennsylvania

Clickable Map of Adams County, Pennsylvania and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Adams County, PA (1411) Cumberland County, PA (406) Franklin County, PA (210) York County, PA (382) Carroll County, MD (196) Frederick County, MD (551)  AdamsCounty(1411) Adams County (1411)  CumberlandCounty(406) Cumberland County (406)  FranklinCounty(210) Franklin County (210)  YorkCounty(382) York County (382)  CarrollCountyMaryland(196) Carroll County (196)  FrederickCounty(551) Frederick County (551)
Gettysburg is the county seat for Adams County
Adjacent to Adams County, Pennsylvania
      Cumberland County (406)  
      Franklin County (210)  
      York County (382)  
      Carroll County, Maryland (196)  
      Frederick County, Maryland (551)  
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1Pennsylvania, Adams County, Abbottstown — John Abbott1976
This old stone marked the grave of John Abbott, son of town’s founder. Since 1763, in a fence row at upper end of town at a site 128 ft east of Abbott Street 35 feet south of Water Street. Moved to this place in 1976 to make way for a parking lotMap (db m118927) HM
2Pennsylvania, Adams County, Abbottstown — The Beginning of the Lincoln Highway
The Lincoln Highway was the first coast-to-coast highway built in 1913. A group of visionary businessmen from the automotive industry, led by Henry B. Joy and Carl Fisher, formed the Lincoln Highway Association. The Association successfully . . . Map (db m167234) HM
3Pennsylvania, Adams County, Abbottstown — Veterans Memorial
Abbottstown, PA Honors and Remembers Our Veterans May God Bless YouMap (db m130307) WM
4Pennsylvania, Adams County, Arendtsville — Local History of the Area
Arendtsville serves as serves as a Gateway to South Mountain and its earliest history was connected to the Native American tribes who hunted its rich forestlands. Various artifacts and arrowheads can still be found along local streams in the . . . Map (db m159861) HM
5Pennsylvania, Adams County, Arendtsville — Pennsylvania Bread Basket: Feeding a Nation in Conflict
Agriculture has always been a part of the culture of the South Mountain area. Settlers were originally drawn to a wild land to cultivate the soils and raise crops, and today agricultural and community leaders to work together to inspire a new . . . Map (db m159876) HM
6Pennsylvania, Adams County, Arendtsville — South Mountain: The Bedrock Of Conservation……Yesterday And Today
"Don't let forest land area fall below 15 percent of the state's surface; save land with trees, for the air we breathe, to protect watersheds, and for future timber. Stop wasting and burning ripe trees." The rising hills you see . . . Map (db m159875) HM
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7Pennsylvania, Adams County, Arendtsville — Veterans Memorial
In honor of Arendtsville Veterans of the Armed Forces Past-Present-FutureMap (db m159879) WM
8Pennsylvania, Adams County, Arendtsville — Why are South Mountain and the Fruit Belt so important to the area and Pennsylvania?
The Historic South Mountain Fruit Belt encompasses about 20,000 acres and forms a fertile crescent (half moon shape) covering the southeastern slopes of South Mountain in the western half of Adams County. The soils are deep, well drained and . . . Map (db m159877) HM
9Pennsylvania, Adams County, Bendersville — Kidnapped
In the early hours of July 24, 1845, five men left their horses at Myers' Tavern, got into a wagon, and proceeded north to Bear Mountain. There they entered the cabin where Kitty Payne and her children slept, forced them into the wagon at gunpoint, . . . Map (db m38972) HM
10Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville — Biglerville
Named for Gov. William Bigler. Founded 1817.Map (db m64409) HM
11Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville — Biglerville
Named for Gov. William Bigler. Founded 1817.Map (db m192374) HM
12Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville — POW and MIA Memorial
Dedicated in honor of P.O.W.'s & M.I.A.'s of all warsMap (db m159884) WM
13Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville — The Historic Thomas Bros. Country Store
The Historic Thomas Bros. Country Store Biglerville, PA. Est. 1909 has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Map (db m159880) HM
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14Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville — Veterans MemorialPost 262 — Biglerville, PA —
This stone has been placed here to dedicate the memory and service to all the Veteran membership that are no longer with us.Map (db m159881) WM
15Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville — Veterans Memorial
All gave some, some gave allMap (db m159883) WM
16Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville — World War II Memorial
"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." Winston Churchill Dedicated to all WWII VeteransMap (db m159882) WM
17Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville, Butler Township — Penn State Fruit Research and Extension Center
Founded in 1918, FREC was established in response to management challenges faced by Pennsylvania fruit growers. Originally located in Arendtsville, the center moved here in 1971. Groundbreaking research has been conducted at . . . Map (db m192372) HM
18Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville, Franklin Township — Highway EnterpriseLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Charles W. Johnson was the proprietor of the general store in McKnightstown for 62 years. This store is now the site of the post office. Johnson began working at the General Store under Calvin T. Lower and then later purchased the store. Oil, . . . Map (db m150317) HM
19Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville, Franklin Township — Manor of Maske(Western boundary)
Surveyed in 1766. Named for an estate in England. The Manor was about 6 miles wide and 12 miles long with the southern boundary at present Mason-Dixon Line. It was the second largest reserved estate of the Penns in Pennsylvania. The western boundary . . . Map (db m11623) HM
20Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville, Franklin Township — Site of School House and Burial Ground
German Society of Franklin Twp Lutheran Calvinist Reformed and Mennonite Congregation 1795-1908Map (db m11714) HM
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21Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville, Franklin Township — The Battle of Gettysburg: The Cashtown Road
Advancing Thunder In late June 1863, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General Robert E. Lee, advanced over South Mountain to the village of Cashtown. Tens of thousands of men, horses, cannons and wagons rumpled over . . . Map (db m137364) HM
22Pennsylvania, Adams County, Biglerville, Franklin Township — Traveling the HighwayLincoln Highway Heritage Corridor
Pennsylvania is well known for its beautiful farming country, fruit belts and unique barns. Many are located along the historic Lincoln Highway route. The Round Barn is one of the more unique examples. Considered an "endangered species," . . . Map (db m167237) HM
23Pennsylvania, Adams County, Bonneauville — St. Joseph's Church
To the Glory of God, St. John Neumann, then Bishop of Philadelphia, laid the original cornerstone of St. Joseph's Church on July 31, 1859. The church was completed the following year through the work of Rev. Basil A. Shorb, founding pastor. This . . . Map (db m130320) HM
24Pennsylvania, Adams County, Bonneauville — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women of the Bonneauville Area who served in the wars of this countryMap (db m130321) WM
25Pennsylvania, Adams County, Bonneauville, Mount Pleasant Township — Third Pennsylvania Cavalry
(Around the Base): First Brigade Second Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Potomac (Back Inscription):July 2nd 1863 Reached the field at noon from Hanover engaged dismounted a Confederate brigade of infantry on Brinkerhoff's Ridge from . . . Map (db m9273) HM
26Pennsylvania, Adams County, East Berlin — East Berlin
East Berlin Named for Berlin, Germany Founded 1764Map (db m130310) HM
27Pennsylvania, Adams County, East Berlin — East Berlin
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior September 3, 1985 East Berlin Historical Preservation SocietyMap (db m151759) HM
28Pennsylvania, Adams County, East Berlin — 32 — Lion and the Lamb
Historic Gettysburg Lion and the Lamb 1810 Adams County Honored 1990 This property has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m217257) HM
29Pennsylvania, Adams County, East Berlin — Studebaker Home
Built ca. 1790 by David Studebaker, carpenter, farmer, and minister. He was related to the family that later built wagons and automobiles. The house is privately maintained as a museum.Map (db m11638) HM
30Pennsylvania, Adams County, East Berlin — Swigart's Mill[Beaver Creek Mill]
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m100652) HM
31Pennsylvania, Adams County, Emmitsburg, Freedom Township — Pennsylvania
Founded 1681 by William Penn as a Quaker Commonwealth. birthplace of The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of The United StatesMap (db m8055) HM
32Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Army of the PotomacJuly 6, 1863
First Corps marched from Gettysburg to Emmitsburg. Fifth Corps from Marsh Run to Moritz's Cross-Roads. Sixth Corps from Fairfield to Emmitsburg except the Third brigade, Second Division which in conjunction with the First Brigade, Second Cavalry . . . Map (db m10770) HM
33Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — FairfieldAftermath of Batle — Gettysburg Campaign —
(Preface): After Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee's stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, he led the Army of Northern Virginia west to the Shenandoah Valley, then north through central Maryland and across the Mason-Dixon Line . . . Map (db m60301) HM
34Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Fairfield
Named for Fairfield, England Founded 1784Map (db m217079) HM
35Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Field Hospital
Wounded of the Sixth U.S. Cavalry and Sixth Virginia Cavalry C.S.A. were cared for in this church building after a severe engagement that took place two miles north of here on July 3, 1863.Map (db m10773) HM
36Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Harry E. Brown
This "fire gong" came from the Fairfield farm of Harry E. Brown 1874-1951 Volunteer Fireman Church leader Civic elder School Board president First "Pennsylvania Master Farmer" of Adams County (1935) Given in memory by his grandsons Thomas . . . Map (db m103690) HM
37Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Historic Fairfield Inn
Historic Gettysburg Historic Fairfield Inn 1757 Adams County Honored 2007 Civil War Building July 1863Map (db m113667) HM
38Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — Major Samuel S. Starr
Major Samuel S. Starr and other wounded officers of the 6th U.S. Cavalry were cared for here July 3, 1863Map (db m103691) HM
39Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield — St. John's United Church of Christ Bell
This bell is from St. John's United Church of Christ which united with Zion Lutheran to form a new congregation in 1968, St. John Lutheran Church. It is a reminder of God's call to the faithful to worship in this region and a symbol of Christian . . . Map (db m159858) HM
40Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — "Tapeworm Railroad"
Begun in 1836 by the State of Pennsylvania, largely through the efforts of Thaddeus Stevens. The meandering railroad's nickname was provided by its opponents. It was put up for sale in 1842. Just west of here stands its granite stone viaduct.Map (db m10767) HM
41Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — Before The Battle Of GettysburgEvents Along The Emmitsburg & Waynesboro Turnpike
On June 22, 1863, a skirmish erupted at Monterey Pass when Company D of the 4th Virginia Cavalry attacked portions of Union cavalry under the command of Captain Robert Bell, Captain Samuel Randall, and several members of the Gettysburg Home Guard. . . . Map (db m148604) HM
42Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — Fairfield
Named for Fairfield, England Founded 1784Map (db m217081) HM
43Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — Jacks Mountain Road Covered Bridge
The Jacks Mountain Road Covered Bridge has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m136403) HM
44Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — 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
45Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — 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
46Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Hamiltonban Township — The Battle Of Monterey PassCitizens’ Stories and Kilpatrick’s Advance
On the afternoon of July 4, Union General Judson Kilpatrick left Emmitsburg with three brigades of cavalry, supported by three batteries of rifled artillery. Kilpatrick was ordered to locate and attack a Confederate wagon train that was moving over . . . Map (db m104827) HM
47Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Liberty Township — John Hanson "Hance" Steelman(1655-1749)
Indian trader and interpreter of Maryland and Pennsylvania. First settler in this valley. Born of Swedish parents along the Delaware. This tablet erected by Liberty Twp. and Fairfield Area Bicentennial Cmte. First Marker Placed in 1924 by . . . Map (db m29543) HM
48Pennsylvania, Adams County, Fairfield, Liberty Township — The Fountaindale Lutheran Church and Cemetery
At this site, on December 8, 1842, the Lutheran Church of Fountaindale was consecrated by pastor Solomon Sentman. The church was built on land owned by Joseph and Isaac Baugher, and previously owned by Daniel Sprenkle. In 1842, there were 55 . . . Map (db m134154) HM
49Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "… It was enough to frighten us to death!"
On the afternoon of June 26, 1863, Confederate cavalry dashed up Chambersburg Street and into the square. Shocked and frightened citizens fled the streets. Sara Broadhead recorded in her diary: "They came with such horrid yells that it was enough to . . . Map (db m32437) HM
50Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "… you know nothing about the lesson anyhow."
"We will know nothing about the lesson anyhow." With those words, Pennsylvania College Professor Michael Jacobs reluctantly gave in to the distraction of mounting cannon and musketry fire on the morning of July 1, 1863, and dismissed his . . . Map (db m32375) HM
51Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "…expecting to find all dead."
In 1863 this building was the home of the John and Martha Scott family, and Martha's sister, Mary McAllister. On the morning of July 1st, Mary McAllister went across the street to the Christ Lutheran Church to volunteer as a nurse. During the . . . Map (db m18117) HM
52Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "…in less than half an hour…"
The original German Reformed Church located here in 1814, served as a “Union brick church” with the town’s Lutheran congregation until 1848. The core of the present building, erected in 1851, was newly refurbished at the time of the battle. On . . . Map (db m65780) HM
53Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "…run home as quickly as you can."
The students of Rebecca Eyster's Young Ladies Seminary were studying in this "old Academy Building" on June 26, 1863. One of those students, Tillie Pierce, described the arrival of the Confederate troops from Seminary Ridge in her book, At . . . Map (db m12003) HM
54Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "…sights and sounds…too horrible to describe…"
Four years after Gettysburg became the county seat in 1800, the first Adams County Courthouse was placed in Lincoln Square (one block to your right). In 1859 this larger building was erected to serve the growing populace. The arrival of the Union . . . Map (db m19251) HM
55Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "…the busiest scene I ever witnessed…"
On July 8, 1863, the U.S. Sanitary Commission commandeered the three story Fahnestock Bros. buildings as their "stone house" for food and other supplies. From here these critical provisions were distributed daily to the many field hospitals in and . . . Map (db m32509) HM
56Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "…the pathos of those poor wounded men…"
Completed in 1836, Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church's building is the oldest in Gettysburg used continuously for religious worship. During the battle of Gettysburg it became a haven for serving humanity. When the first wounded appeared along . . . Map (db m18121) HM
57Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "…what in your life you will never see again."
This building was the Professor Michael Jacobs residence which remained in the family from 1834 until 1901. One of the town's leading citizens, Professor Jacobs was a member of the Gettysburg College faculty from its foundation in 1832 until his . . . Map (db m168189) HM
58Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "by the skin of our teeth"
On July 1, 1863, Gettysburg's center square was the eye in the storm of panic and confusion that swirled in the town's streets and alleys as the routed Union 1st and 11th Corps fled toward the safety of Cemetery Hill. Some Union soldiers rallied . . . Map (db m32458) HM
59Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "Four score and seven…"
The rare image reproduced at right, courtesy of William A. Frassanito, Gettysburg Then & Now (Thomas Publications), is one of only 9 photos known to have been taken of the dedication ceremonies in Gettysburg on Nov. 19, 1863, during which . . . Map (db m19064) HM
60Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "harboring Confederates"
This was the site of the GLOBE INN, one of Gettysburg's oldest hotel-taverns, originally owned and operated in 1798 by townfounder James Gettys, and traditionally the unofficial headquarters for the local Democratic party. Such political . . . Map (db m32474) HM
61Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "if anyone showed himself…"
Here was the yard and the site of the Samuel McCreary house, along the extreme advance of the Confederate skirmish line before Cemetery Hill. The 1863 McCreary residence, along with its architectural twin, the Winebrenner house (standing to your . . . Map (db m66435) HM
62Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "It seemed so awful..."
During the retreat on July 1st by the Union 11th Corps, this area was a mass of demoralized troops and military vehicles frantically trying to escape pursuing Confederate rifle fire. Captain Fred Winkler, 26th Wisconsin Regiment, stood here and . . . Map (db m32436) HM
63Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "The Great Peace Jubilee"
On July 1-4, 1913, the 50th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg was celebrated with the first joint reunion for all Union and Confederate veterans, many of whom fought here in 1863. 53,407 veterans attended. 44,713 Union and 8,694 . . . Map (db m19063) HM
64Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "The Isolated and Advanced Position" of the 8th Ohio Infantry Reported permanently removed
"I received an order... to move my the front of our position...and to hold my line to the last man." Lt. Col. Franklin Sawyer, 8th Ohio At 4:00 p.m. on July 2nd the 209 men of the 8th Ohio were ordered to advance and hold this . . . Map (db m15122) HM
65Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "uncertainty and dread"
Following the retreat of Union forces to Cemetery Hill on the afternoon of July 1, 1863, the Confederates occupied the town of Gettysburg until early morning, July 4th. The main Confederate battle line facing the Union forces on Cemetery Hill ran . . . Map (db m18129) HM
66Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — "United to Serve"1835 - 1935
This tablet commemorates the founding of the College Alumni Association, September 16, 1835, and honors its eleven founders, Bacon — Barnitz — Smith — Bittle Dale — Keller — Ruthrauff — Shuman Stevenson . . . Map (db m130280) HM
67Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — ...broken by gunfire...
This stone was broken by gun fire during the Battle of GettysburgMap (db m105346) HM
68Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — ...Lincoln passed by...
President Lincoln passed by this tree on November 19, 1863Map (db m105374) HM
69Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — “ . . . I Am Going To Die” Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church
Erected in 1853, this church served as a field hospital during and after the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. While the church was substantially altered in 1925, much of the original Civl War era structure remains intact. Within its walls some 200 . . . Map (db m65783) HM
70Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — “. . . your sister is dead.”
On the morning of July 1st, Gettysburg resident Jennie Wade and her family fled their town home to this brick double house shared by her sister Georgia McClellan, to distance themselves from the fighting. The Union retreat to Cemetery Hill soon . . . Map (db m37616) HM
71Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — “… the battle itself proved a relief.”
In 1863 this was the home of James and Catherine Foster and their daughter, Catherine. Prior to the battle the town was cut off from communications, and rumors of approaching “Rebels” and the whereabouts of the Union army prompted the . . . Map (db m16353) HM
72Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — “bullets … rattling against our hospital … ”
The High Street or “Common” School was Gettysburg’s first consolidated public school building. Prior to its erection in 1857 classes were held in individual buildings, often the home of the teacher. Like the rest of the town’s public facilities . . . Map (db m65781) HM
73Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — “I can see them yet…”
This building was the home of the James Pierce family during the Battle of Gettysburg. Tillie Pierce, a 15 year old school girl at the time, provided a vivid account of events from those days. The alarm that “The Rebels Are Coming!” . . . Map (db m155307) HM
74Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — “The National Homestead at Gettysburg”
This building was constructed in 1869 as a dormitory for “The National Homestead at Gettysburg,” a school for soldiers’ orphans established in 1866 in the brick building to your right. Among its first students were Alice, Frank and . . . Map (db m37620) HM
75Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 106th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers2nd Brigade, 2nd Division — 2nd Corps —
(Top):Position held by the 106th Regt. P.V. 2nd Brig. 2nd Div. 2nd A.C. July 3, 1863. (Bottom):Organized Aug. 21, 1861 Mustered out June 30, 1865 From Balls Bluff to Appomattox "Your batteries can be withdrawn when that regiment . . . Map (db m17152) HM
76Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 11th Corps Headquarters
Army of the Potomac 11th. Corps Headquarters Major General Oliver O. Howard July 1, 2, 3, 4, 1863Map (db m17038) HM
77Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 134th New York Infantry1st Brigade, 2nd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):134th New York Infantry, 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Division, 11th Corps. (Back):July 1st 1863 This Regiment was engaged about one quarter mile east of Gettysburg near York Road July 2d and 3d held this position . . . Map (db m17151) HM
78Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 134th Regiment New York Infantry
Lieut Colonel A. H. Jackson Commanding 1st Brigade Colonel Charles R. Coster 2d Division Brigadier General A. Von Steinwehr 11th Corps Major General O.O. Howard July 1st, 1863 The regiment with the brigade was thrown forward to check the rapid . . . Map (db m11039) HM
79Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 136th New York Infantry2d Brigade, 2d Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):136th New York Infantry, 2d Brig. 2d Div. 11th Corps. (Left):July 1st 2d 3d 1863. ———— Number engaged ____ ————— Casualties; Killed 17, Wounded 89, Missing 3, Total 109, . . . Map (db m16889) HM
80Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 13th New York Independent Light BatteryArtillery Brigade 11th Corps — Wheeler's Battery —
13th New York Indpt. Light Battery (Wheeler's) Artillery Brigade 11th Corps ——— July 1, 1863. Engaged here. July 2. On Cemetery Hill. July 3. At repulse of Pickett's ChargeMap (db m11155) HM
81Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 14th Indiana Infantry1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 2nd Corps —
(Front): Principal battles in which the 14th Indiana engaged.Cheat Mountain. Green Briar. Winchester. Antietam. Fredericksburgh. Chancellorsville. Gettysburg. Mine Run. Mortons Ford. Wilderness. Spottsylvania. Cold Harbor.And more than fifty . . . Map (db m17190) HM
82Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 154th New York Infantry1st Brigade, 2nd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front): 154th New York Infantry 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 11th Corps, July 1, 1863 (Left):July 2nd and 3rd occupied position on East Cemetery Hill. (Back):Casualties. Killed, Men 1, Wounded, Officers 1, Men 20, Captured or . . . Map (db m11038) HM
83Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 157th New York Infantry1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):157th New York Infantry 1st Brigade 300 yards in advance of this position were killed 4 officers, 23 men - 27 wounded 8 officers, 158 men - 166 captured 6 officers, 108 men - 144 total casualties 307 July 1st 1863. . . . Map (db m11070) HM
84Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 157th Regiment New York Volunteers1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):Erected by the Survivors of the 157th Reg't New York Vol's in Memory of their Gallant Comrades Who Fell Here, July 1, 1863 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 11th Corps (Back):Gettysburg ——— Lost here 18 Officers . . . Map (db m14023) HM
85Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 1971 T.C. Williams High School Football Team Honor OakWillow OakQuercus phellos
In honor of the 1971 T.C. Williams High School state championship football team that held its preseason camp at Gettysburg College in the summer of 1971. It was here that members of the newly integrated high school in Alexandria, VA, formed the . . . Map (db m96251) HM
86Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 223 Baltimore Street
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m155309) HM
87Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 267 Baltimore St.Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
This home was built in 1834 by George Heck. It was originally a "large, two story brick home, 1 room deep, with a framed kitchen and dirt basement" (most likely a four room house with lean-to kitchen on the back). The original 2" x 16" oak flooring . . . Map (db m75565) HM
88Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 26th Pennsylvania Emergency Infantry
(Left Side):26th Pennsylvania Emergency Infantry Organized at Harrisburg and volunteered for the emergency Mustered into United States service June 22 1863 Mustered out July 30 1863 Co. A recruited from Pennsylvania College and Gettysburg . . . Map (db m15147) HM
89Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 27th Pennsylvania Infantry1st Brigade, 2nd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):July 1, 1863. The Regiment moved with the Brigade in the afternoon to N.E. side of Gettysburg where it became actively engaged covering the retreat of the Corps. It then withdrew to this position where after dark of the 2nd it . . . Map (db m17144) HM
90Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 27th Pennsylvania Volunteers
(Front): 27th Pa Vol's 27th Reg't. Pa. Vol. 1st Brigade 2d Division 11th Corps July 1st, 2nd, 3d 1863 (Back): Mustered in May 5th 1861Map (db m11020) HM
91Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 45th New York Infantry1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):45th N.Y. Infantry 1st Brig. 3rd Div. 11th Corps. July 1, 1863 (Left):The regiment went into action about 11.30 a.m. July 1st, 1863, by deploying four companies as skirmishers under Captain Irsch about one hundred yards to the . . . Map (db m11113) HM
92Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 4th Ohio Infantry1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 2nd Corps —
(Front):4th Ohio Infantry. 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps. Carroll's Brigade. Ohio's Tribute. (Left):On the evening of July 2, 1863. Carroll's Brigade was sent from its position with the 2nd Corps to re-enforce this position of . . . Map (db m16945) HM
93Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 55th Ohio Infantry2nd Brig, 2d Div, 11th Corps.
(Front):55th Ohio Infantry 2d Brig. 2d Div. 11th Corps. Erected by the State of Ohio. (Left):55th Ohio Infantry Arrived at 2:20 pm. July 1, in this position, which it held throughout the battle. With severe loss, its skirmishers . . . Map (db m12191) HM
94Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 61st Ohio Infantry1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):The 61st Ohio Infantry ———On arriving from Emmittsburg about one o'clock p.m., July 1st 1863, was deployed as skirmish line in advance of its Brigade and moved towards Oak Hill. Later it supported as section of . . . Map (db m11132) HM
95Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 73rd Ohio Infantry2d Brigade, 2d Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):73d Ohio Infantry. 2d Brigade, 2d Division, 11th Corps. Erected by The State of Ohio (Left):Gettysburg July 1, 2, 3, 1863. Engaged 338 Killed 21 Mortally wounded 19 Additional wounded 104 Missing 1 Total loss 145 . . . Map (db m16906) HM
96Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 73rd Pennsylvania Infantry1st Brigade, 2nd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):73rd Penna Infantry July 2nd in the morning took position in the cemetery. At dusk moved hastily to this position and in a severe contest assisted in repulsing a desperate assault on these batteries. (Left):11th Corps. . . . Map (db m17254) HM
97Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 74th Pennsylvania Infantry1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):74th Penna Infantry German Regiment 1st Brig. 3d Div. 11th Corps. July 1st fought here from 2 p.m. until the Corps fell back. July 2 & 3 in line with Division in front of cemetery. (Back):Recruited at Pittsburgh and . . . Map (db m11130) HM
98Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 75th Pennsylvania Volunteers
In memoriam of our comrades 75th P.V.Map (db m16877) HM
99Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 7th West Virginia Infantry1st Brigade, 3rd Division — 2nd Corps —
(Front):Sons of the Mountains 7th W Va Veteran Romney to Appomattox 1st Brigade Carroll 3rd Division 2nd Corps. At dusk July 2nd Carroll's Brigade was ordered by General Hancock to this point. On arriving there we found the Battery about to . . . Map (db m17255) HM
100Pennsylvania, Adams County, Gettysburg — 7th West Virginia Infantry
7th West Virginia Infantry The end of charge July 2, 1863.Map (db m17905) HM

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