Gettysburg Campaign - New Oxford, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 51.796 W 077° 03.562
18S E 323856 N 4414610
Quick Description: A small historical sign at the New Oxford Train Station.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/16/2021 12:25:40 PM
Waymark Code: WM14Z8E
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
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Long Description:
The sign says:

Gettysburg Campaign

The 26th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia, passed through New Oxford on the evening of 24, June, 1863, enroute from Harrisburg to Gettysburg. About three miles west of New Oxford, the train was derailed when the engines struck a cow on the tracks.

The Regiment went into a camp near Swift Run until 26 June when they were transported to Gettysburg and placed on the Marsh Creek Line facing the invaders.
Americana: Sign (hopefully neon)

Significant Interest: Road Sign

Web Site Address: Not listed

Address of Icon: Not listed

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