Gettysburg Campaign

Gettysburg Campaign (HM1KAJ)

Location: , PA 17050 Cumberland County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 14.226', W 76° 58.337'

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This campaign's northernmost engagement, known as the Battle of Sporting Hill, occurred just north and west of here, June 30, 1863. The 22nd & 37th New York Militia Regiments, along with Landis's Philadelphia Battery, fought in defense of Harrisburg against the 16th & 36th Virginia Cavalry units. Afterward the Confederates withdrew to Carlisle, leaving some 16 dead. Reported wounded were 11 Union soldiers; 20-30 Confederates.
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HM NumberHM1KAJ
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Year Placed1997
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, May 1st, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 332224 N 4455939
Decimal Degrees40.23710000, -76.97228333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 14.226', W 76° 58.337'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 14' 13.56" N, 76° 58' 20.22" W
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Area Code(s)717
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4964-4992 Carlisle Pike, PA 17050, US
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