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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Gettysburg, 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 (1393) Cumberland County, PA (356) Franklin County, PA (210) York County, PA (377) Carroll County, MD (196) Frederick County, MD (525)  AdamsCounty(1393) Adams County (1393)  CumberlandCounty(356) Cumberland County (356)  FranklinCounty(210) Franklin County (210)  YorkCounty(377) York County (377)  CarrollCountyMaryland(196) Carroll County (196)  FrederickCounty(525) Frederick County (525)
Gettysburg is the county seat for Adams County
Gettysburg is in Adams County
      Adams County (1393)  
      Cumberland County (356)  
      Franklin County (210)  
      York County (377)  
      Carroll County, Maryland (196)  
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1Pennsylvania (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
2Pennsylvania (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
3Pennsylvania (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
4Pennsylvania (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
5Pennsylvania (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
6Pennsylvania (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
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7Pennsylvania (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
8Pennsylvania (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
9Pennsylvania (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
10Pennsylvania (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
11Pennsylvania (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
12Pennsylvania (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 . . . Map (db m66435) HM
13Pennsylvania (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
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14Pennsylvania (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
15Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — "The Isolated and Advanced Position" of the 8th Ohio Infantry
"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
16Pennsylvania (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
17Pennsylvania (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
18Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — ...broken by gunfire...
This stone was broken by gun fire during the Battle of GettysburgMap (db m105346) HM
19Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — ...Lincoln passed by...
President Lincoln passed by this tree on November 19, 1863Map (db m105374) HM
20Pennsylvania (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
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21Pennsylvania (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 . . . Map (db m65780) HM
22Pennsylvania (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
23Pennsylvania (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
24Pennsylvania (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 . . . Map (db m65781) HM
25Pennsylvania (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
26Pennsylvania (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
27Pennsylvania (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
28Pennsylvania (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
29Pennsylvania (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
30Pennsylvania (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
31Pennsylvania (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
32Pennsylvania (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
33Pennsylvania (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
34Pennsylvania (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
35Pennsylvania (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
36Pennsylvania (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
37Pennsylvania (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
38Pennsylvania (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
39Pennsylvania (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
40Pennsylvania (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
41Pennsylvania (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
42Pennsylvania (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
43Pennsylvania (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
44Pennsylvania (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
45Pennsylvania (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
46Pennsylvania (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
47Pennsylvania (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
48Pennsylvania (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
49Pennsylvania (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
50Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 75th Pennsylvania Volunteers
In memoriam of our comrades 75th P.V.Map (db m16877) HM
51Pennsylvania (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
52Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 7th West Virginia Infantry
7th West Virginia Infantry The end of charge July 2, 1863.Map (db m17905) HM
53Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 82nd Illinois Infantry
(Front):1st. Brigade. 3rd. Division. 11th Corps. First Line of Battle, July 1, 1863. (Right):Moved in retreat to Cemetery Hill. July 1, 1863. (Left):Occupied the crest of Cemetery Hill. July 2 & 3. 1863. . . . Map (db m11157) HM
54Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 8th Ohio InfantryCarroll's Brig. 3d Div. 2d Corps, July 2, 3, 1863. — Ohio's Tribute —
(Front Inscription):8th Ohio Infantry, Carroll's Brig. 3d Div. 2d Corps. July 2,3, 1863. (Left Side Inscription): The 8th Ohio Infantry under Lt. Col. Franklin Sawyer took this position at 4 p.m. July 2 after a brisk skirmish and held . . . Map (db m12190) HM
55Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 95th New York InfantryJuly 1st, 1863 — 4 p.m. —
95th N.Y. Infantry July 1st, 1863 4 p.m.Map (db m15149) HM
56Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — A Few Appropriate RemarksGettysburg National Military Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
On November 19, 1863, four and a half months after the Battle of Gettysburg, President Abraham Lincoln attended the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery. Edward Everett, the principal speaker and one of the greatest orators of his time, . . . Map (db m165776) HM
57Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — A Historic YearGettysburg College in 1863
"There was no one among us who had the smallest comprehension of all that an invasion of our soil could mean." - Henry Eyster Jacobs, Class of 1862 When the Confederate army advanced into Pennsylvania in June 1863, no person or place went . . . Map (db m76071) HM WM
58Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — a pathway to safety
Members of the beaten Union 11th Corps fled pursuing Confederates along this portion of Stratton Street in the late afternoon of July 1, 1863, seeking the protection of friendly lines on Cemetery Hill, a quarter mile beyond the crest in the . . . Map (db m167727) HM
59Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — a site for two legends
In 1863 one of Gettysburg's earliest weatherboarded buildings stood at this corner, the home of Judge Samuel Russell. After the battle the body of an unidentified soldier was found in the side yard to its left clutching a photograph of three young . . . Map (db m32476) HM
60Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — A Tale of Two Brothers
When Abraham Lincoln prophetically spoke of a "house divided", he might well have referenced the sons of Easias Jesse and Margaret Sutherland Culp. Both boys, William E. "William", (b. 1831) and John W. "Wesley", (b. 1839), grew up in Gettysburg and . . . Map (db m66431) HM
61Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — A Union General Escapes Capture
In 1863, this building to your right, was the home and cabinetmaker’s shop of Henry Garlach and family. Cut off during the Union retreat to Cemetery Hill, General Alexander Schimmelfennig was able to avoid capture by the Confederates, when he hid . . . Map (db m6176) HM
62Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Abraham Brian Farm — Gettysburg National Military Park —
Abraham Brian, a free black man, lived on this 12-acre farm with his wife, Elizabeth, and two children. He purchased the land in 1857, grew wheat, barley, and hay, and tended a small apple and peach orchard. Afraid of being captured and sold into . . . Map (db m196646) HM
63Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Adams County
Formed January 22, 1800 out of York County. The name honors President John Adams. Important center of fruit growing industry. County seat of Gettysburg, incorporated 1806, was site in 1863 of key Civil War battle and President Abraham Lincoln's . . . Map (db m19252) HM
64Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Adams County World War Memorial
This Memorial In Honor of the Boys of Adams County who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War Bernard E. Althoff, John W. Batterman, Albert D. Bell, George E. Black, Charles Bower, Ralph E. Brame, Walter S. Bream, Charles C. Bucher, . . . Map (db m26469) HM
65Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Agricultural Hall
On this site stood the agricultural and horticultural hall, built between 1867 and 1868 as part of the Adams County Agricultural Society's fairgrounds. For some nineteen years, the hall also served as the town's civic center where public lectures, . . . Map (db m43314) HM
66Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Amos HumistonCompany C, 154th New York Volunteers
Near this spot on July 1, 1863 a Union soldier fell mortally wounded. When a local resident found the unidentified body, he also discovered a photograph of three children. News of this poignant find was soon widely covered by the press, and copies . . . Map (db m17964) HM
67Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Annoying “…the enemy very seriously ”
Confederate sharpshooters in this area built a barricade across Baltimore Street at the intersection with Breckenridge Street to gain an open field of fire towards the Federal troops on Cemetery Hill. From behind this barricade and from windows of . . . Map (db m65779) HM
68Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJune 27, 1863
Headquarters of the Army moved from Greencastle to Chambersburg Penna. Rodes's and Johnson's Divisions Ewell's Corps arrived at Carlisle. Early's Division marched from Mummasburg via Hunterstown, New Chester and Hampton to Berlin. Gordon's Brigade . . . Map (db m11823) HM
69Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJune 28, 1863
Rodes's and Johnson's Division Ewell's Corps were at Carlisle. Jenkins's Cavalry Brigade was sent to reconnoitre the defenses of Harrisburg. Early's Division Ewell's Corps marched from Berlin by way of Weiglestown to York. Gordon's Brigade Early's . . . Map (db m11824) HM
70Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJune 29, 1863
Heth's Division Hill's Corps marched from Fayetteville to Cahstown. Pender's and Anderson's Divisions remaining at Fayetteville. Johnson's Division Ewell's Corps countermarched from Carlisle to Greenville Penna. Rodes's Division Ewell's Corps . . . Map (db m11825) HM
71Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJune 30, 1863
Heth's Division Hill's Corps at Cashtown. Pettigrew's Brigade Heth's Division marched nearly to Gettysburg but was recalled. Pender's Division Hill's Corps marched from Fayetteville to Cashtown. Anderson's Division Hill's Corps remained at . . . Map (db m11827) HM
72Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJuly 2, 1863
McLaws's and Hood's Divisions Longstreet's Corps marched from Marsh Creek to the field at Gettysburg. Law's Brigade Hood's Division marched from New Guilford to Gettysburg arriving about noon. Pickett's Division Longstreet's Corps marched from . . . Map (db m11830) HM
73Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJuly 3, 1863
Pickett's Division Longstreet's Corps arrived on the field early in the morning. Robertson's and Jones's Brigades Stuart's Cavalry Division marched from Chambersburg via Cashtown and Fairfield to a position on the right flank of the Confederate . . . Map (db m11831) HM
74Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJuly 4, 1863
Ewell's Corps marched before dawn from the base of Culp's Hill and the streets of Gettysburg to Seminary Ridge and the Army remained in position on that Ridge throughout the day. Soon after dark Hill's Corps withdrew and began the march via . . . Map (db m11832) HM
75Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJuly 5, 1863
The Army on the march to the Potomac. Hill's Corps had the advance. Longstreet's the centre. Ewell's the rear. Hood's Division Longstreet's Corps started after sunrise. Early's Division Ewell's Corps started near noon and formed the rear guard. Fitz . . . Map (db m11833) HM
76Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJuly 1, 1863
Heth's and Pender's Divisions Hill's Corps marched from Cashtown to Gettysburg. Anderson's Division Hill's Corps marched from Fayetteville via Cashtown to near Gettysburg. Rodes's Division Ewell's Corps marched from Heidlersburg via Middletown to . . . Map (db m168019) HM
77Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of Northern VirginiaJune 26, 1863
Headquarters of the Army with Hood's Division Longstreet's Corps crossed the Potomac at Williamsport Md. and marched to Greencastle Penna. McLaw's Division Longstreet's Corps crossed the river and encamped near Williamsport. Pickett's Division . . . Map (db m202868) HM
78Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJuly 7 1863
Headquarters of the Army moved from Gettysburg to Frederick. First Corps marched from Emmitsburg to Hamburg. Second Corps from Two Taverns to Taneytown. Third Corps from Gettysburg via Emmitsburg to Mechanicstown. Fifth Corps from Moritz's . . . Map (db m15548) HM
79Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJuly 6 1863
First Corps marched from Gettysburg to Emmitsburg. Fifth Corps from Marsh Creek 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 m15549) HM
80Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJuly 5 1863
Second Corps marched from Gettysburg to Two Taverns. Fifth Corps to Marsh Creek. Sixth Corps to Fairfield. Eleventh to Rock Creek. Twelfth Corps to Littlsetown. First Brigade Second Cavalry Division to Emmitsburg and the Artillery Reserve to . . . Map (db m15551) HM
81Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJuly 4 1863
First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Westminster. The Reserve Brigade First Cavalry Division from Gettysburg en route to Frederick. Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Westminster via Emmitsburg to Monterey. The . . . Map (db m15552) HM
82Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJuly 3 1863
First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Taneytown to Westminster. The Reserve Brigade First Cavalry Division from Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg and the Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Manchester to . . . Map (db m15553) HM
83Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJuly 2 1863
Headquarters of the Army moved to Gettysburg. Second, Fifth and Sixth Corps, Lockwood's Brigade from the Middle Department, First and Third Brigades Second Cavalry Division, Third Cavalry Division and the Artillery Reserve reached the field. First . . . Map (db m15554) HM
84Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJuly 1 1863
Headquarters of the Army at Taneytown. First Corps marched from Marsh Creek to Gettysburg. Eleventh Corps from Emmitsburg to Gettysburg. Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg. Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the . . . Map (db m15555) HM
85Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJune 30 1863
Headquarters of the Army moved from Middleburg to Taneytown. First Corps marched from Emmitsburg to Marsh Creek. Third Corps from Taneytown to Bridgeport. Fifth Corps from Liberty via Johnsville, Union Bridge and Union to Union Milles. Sixth . . . Map (db m15556) HM
86Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Army of the PotomacJune 29 1863
Headquarters of the Army moved from Frederick to Middleburg. First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg. Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown. Third Corps from near Woodsborough to Taneytown. . . . Map (db m15557) HM
87Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Artillery BrigadeEleventh Corps — Army of the Potomac —
Army of the Potomac Eleventh Corps Artillery Brigade Major Thomas W. Osborn 1st New York Battery I Six 3 inch rifles Capt. Michael Wiedrich New York 13th Battery Four 3 inch rifles Lieut. William Wheeler 1st Ohio Battery I Six 12 pounders Capt. . . . Map (db m11140) HM
88Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Artillery BrigadeFirst Corps — Army of the Potomac —
Army of the Potomac First Corps Artillery Brigade Col. Charles S. Wainwright Maine 2d Battery B Six 3 inch Rifles Capt. James A. Hall Maine 5th Battery E Six 12 pounders Captain Greenleaf T. Stevens, Lieut. Edward K. Whittier 1st New York . . . Map (db m204712) HM
89Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Attack on Cemetery Hill2nd Day
This hill was occupied by Union forces at noon July 1 and provided a rallying point that afternoon for Union soldiers retreating to it from beyond the town. On the evening of July 2, coordinated with the attack on Culp's Hill to your right, 2,000 . . . Map (db m17036) HM
90Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Baltimore Street - An Historic Corridor
At noon on July 1, 1863, Union troops advanced along Baltimore Street to the fields north of the town. A few hours later they were routed by the Confederates, and fled toward Cemetery Hill. One half block north of this point, Anna . . . Map (db m66442) HM
91Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Baltimore Street Facade
341 Baltimore well represents the evolutionary style of many Gettysburg buildings. This three story front building, built in the 1890’s, replaced the original one story wooden structure that stood during the battle and dates back to the 1820’s. . . . Map (db m75640) HM
92Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Basil Biggs
In the days after the Confederate Army retreated from the North in July 1863, civilians labored to bury the thousands of soldiers lying dead in towns and hillsides across south-central Pennsylvania. It was an enormous task, and most of the bodies . . . Map (db m31235) HM
93Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery B, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery
Battery B 1st. Pa. L’t. Artillery Organized in Lawrence Co. Pa. April 26, 1861. Discharged June 9, 1865 Engagements Dranesville Mechanicsville Gaines’ Mills New Market Cs. Rds. Bull Run, 2d Groveton South Mountain . . . Map (db m150884) HM
94Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light ArtilleryArtillery Brigade, First Corps
(Front):Cooper's Battery B First Pennsylvania Light Artillery, (Penn'a Reserve Vol. Corps.) Artillery Brigade, First Corps. Present at Gettysburg, 114 Officers and Men. Killed 3 Wounded 9. Ammunition expended: (4 guns) 1050 Rounds. . . . Map (db m40502) HM
95Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery B, Fourth U.S. ArtilleryArtillery Brigade - First Corps — Army of the Potomac —
Army of the Potomac First Corps Artillery Brigade Battery B Forth U.S. Artillery Six 12 pounders Lieut. James Stewart commanding July 1 In position about 200 yards south of the Seminary until 3 p.m. when ordered to the support of Brig. General . . . Map (db m16911) HM
96Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery G, Fourth U.S. ArtilleryArtillery Brigade - Eleventh Corps — Army of the Potomac —
Army of the Potomac Eleventh Corps Artillery Brigade Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery Six 12 pounders Lieut. Eugene A. Bancroft Commanding July 1 Arrived at Gettysburg about 11 a.m. Advanced and took position two sections on Barlow's Knoll the . . . Map (db m16870) HM
97Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery I, First Ohio ArtilleryEleventh Corps — Army of the Potomac —
Army of the Potomac Eleventh Corps Battery I First Ohio Artillery Six 12 pounders Captain Hubert Dilger commanding July 1 Arrived at Gettysburg before noon and went into position west of the Carlisle Road. Engaged with two Confederate batteries. . . . Map (db m16873) HM
98Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery I, First Ohio Light ArtilleryDilger's Battery — 11th Corps —
(Front):Battery I, First Ohio Light Artillery Artillery Brigade Eleventh Corps Capt. Hubert Dilger July 1,2 & 3, 1863. Eidus Et Audax Erected by the State of Ohio (Right): This Battery Captain Huber Dilger Commanding marched with the . . . Map (db m11135) HM
99Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery I, First Regiment New York Light Artillery2nd Division — 11th Corps —
(Front):Battery I, First Regiment N.Y. Light Artillery Capt. M. Wiedrich, Commanding 2nd. Division 11th. Corps, July 1st. 2nd. & 3rd. 1863. (Back):Casualties, 3 killed, 10 wounded.Map (db m17253) HM
100Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Battery K, First Ohio Light ArtilleryArtillery Brigade 11th Corps
(Front):Arriving about noon July 1, 1863, this battery Capt. Lewis Heckman Commanding went into position here in reserve when the 11th Corps began to retire, it engaged the enemy with great gallantry. After severe loss it was withdrawn. . . . Map (db m11040) HM

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