Gettysburg Campaign - First Union Soldier Killed
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N 39° 48.215 W 077° 43.370
18S E 266899 N 4409504
Quick Description: Here died the first Union soldier killed in action in Pennsylvania - William H Rihl.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 11/29/2011 8:25:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMD7A0
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Long Description:
Here on June 22, 1863, the First N.Y. Cavalry attacked the Southern advance force of cavalry under Gen. A.G. Jenkins. Here died the first Union soldier killed in action in Pennsylvania. Corporal William H. Rihl of Philadelphia, serving in a Pennsylvania unit assigned to the New York regiment.
Marker Name: Gettysburg Campaign

County: Franklin

Date Dedicated: 11/2/1964

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: US 11, just N of Greencastle

Category: Civil War, Military

Website: Not listed

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