Meade's Headquarters

Meade's Headquarters (HM1D5)

Location: Taneytown, MD 21787 Carroll County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 40.173', W 77° 9.773'

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Major General George G. Meade, commander of the Army of the Potomac, maintained headquarters on the nearby Shunk Farm from June 30 until the night of July 1, 1863. From here he directed the initial concentration of the Union forces at Gettysburg.
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HM NumberHM1D5
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314481 N 4393317
Decimal Degrees39.66955000, -77.16288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 40.173', W 77° 9.773'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 40' 10.38" N, 77° 9' 46.38" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3407-3417 MD-194, Taneytown MD 21787, US
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