Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac (HM1GO5)

Location: Hanover, PA 17331 York County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 48.007', W 76° 59.004'

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July 1, 1863

First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmittsburg to Gettysburg. Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg. Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg. Fifth Corps from Union Mills via Hanover and McSherrytown to Bonaughtown. Sixth Corps from Manchester en rout to Gettysburg. Twelfth Corps from Littlestown via Two Taverns to the field of Gettysburg. Second Cavalry Division marched from Manchester to Hanover Junction from whence the First and Third Brigades proceeded to Hanover while the Second Brigade returned to Manchester. Third Cavalry Division moved from Hanover via Abbottstown to Berlin and the Artillery Reserve First Regular and Fourth Volunteer Brigades from Taneytown to near Gettysburg. The Vermont Brigade from the defenses of Washington joined the First Corps on the field of Gettysburg.

Battle of Gettysburg First Day and Skirmish at Carlisle, PA
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 7:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 330198 N 4407454
Decimal Degrees39.80011667, -76.98340000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.007', W 76° 59.004'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 0.42" N, 76° 59' 0.24" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21-33 Center Square, Hanover PA 17331, US
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