Events Along The Emmitsburg & Waynesboro TurnpikeOn 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. The Confederate skirmishers scoured the woods on foot along the Emmitsburg and Waynesboro Turnpike, forging the militia to retreat towards Fairfield, using the Maria Furnace Road, where the chase ended at dusk.
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|Date Added||Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 289758 N 4402382|
|Decimal Degrees||39.74543333, -77.45378333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 44.726', W 77° 27.227'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 44' 43.56" N, 77° 27' 13.62" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1340 Old Waynesboro Rd, Fairfield PA 17320, US|
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