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Historical Markers in Hamiltonban Township, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Adams County, PA (1393) Cumberland County, PA (356) Franklin County, PA (210) York County, PA (375) Carroll County, MD (196) Frederick County, MD (525)  AdamsCounty(1393) Adams County (1393)  CumberlandCounty(356) Cumberland County (356)  FranklinCounty(210) Franklin County (210)  YorkCounty(375) York County (375)  CarrollCountyMaryland(196) Carroll County (196)  FrederickCounty(525) Frederick County (525)
Gettysburg is the county seat for Adams County
Hamiltonban Township is in Adams County
      Adams County (1393)  
ADJACENT TO ADAMS COUNTY
      Cumberland County (356)  
      Franklin County (210)  
      York County (375)  
      Carroll County, Maryland (196)  
      Frederick County, Maryland (525)  
 
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1Pennsylvania (Adams County), 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
2Pennsylvania (Adams County), 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
3Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hamiltonban Township — Hugh Culbertson FarmCivil War Hospital
Hugh Culbertson Farm Temporary Field Hospital Sixth U.S. Cavalry July 3, 1863Map (db m31801) HM
4Pennsylvania (Adams County), 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
5Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hamiltonban Township — Jones's BrigadeStuart's Cavalry Division — Army of Northern Virginia —
Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Jones's Brigade 6th. 7th. 11th. 12th. Cavalry Regiments and 35th. Virginia Cavalry BattalionJuly 1 The 12th. Regiment was detached and remained on the south side of the Potomac River. White's . . . Map (db m27033) HM
6Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hamiltonban Township — Robertson's BrigadeStuart's Cavalry Division — Army of Northern Virginia —
Army of Northern Virginia Stuart's Cavalry Division Robertson's Brigade 4th. and 5th North Carolina Cavalry July 1 The Brigade crossed the Potomac at Williamsport Md. and marched to Greencastle Pa. July 2 Marched from Greencastle Pa. to . . . Map (db m29220) HM
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7Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hamiltonban Township — Sixth Regiment U.S. Cavalry
The Marshall and Culberson House were the temporary field hospitals of the Regiment on July 3rd 1863The Regiment commanded by Major S.H. Starr was sent to Fairfield to capture a Confederate wagon train, guarded by Jones' Brigade of Confederate . . . Map (db m27032) HM
8Pennsylvania (Adams County), 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
9Pennsylvania (Adams County), 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
10Pennsylvania (Adams County), 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
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022