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Hunterstown, Pennsylvania Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
Army of the Potomac Marker
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hunterstown — Army of the PotomacJuly 2, 1863
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 of Gettysburg. First and Second Brigades First Cavalry . . . — Map (db m9543) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hunterstown — Battle of Hunterstown
In the first three days of July 1863, 165,000 soldiers converged on Gettysburg, leaving their mark forever on its land, buildings, and people. Like sparks from a bonfire, fights strayed far outside the town. One encounter took place in Hunterstown. . . . — Map (db m27035) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hunterstown — Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer
(Front Plaque):"Wolverines" Three-fourths of a mile south of this site on the Hunterstown Road, newly appointed Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer led the Michigan Cavalry Brigade (1st, 5th, 6th, and 7th Regiments) in his first charge . . . — Map (db m10816) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Hunterstown — Civil War Hospital
Civil War Hospital Great Conewago Presbyterian Church Dressing Station and Burial Site July 2 and 3, 1863 — Map (db m105517) HM

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