St. James Lutheran Church - Gettysburg, PA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 39° 49.851 W 077° 13.723
18S E 309280 N 4411360
Quick Description: A Lutheran church in downtown Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. During the Battle of Gettysburg, the church was used as a field hospital.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 9/21/2021 1:30:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM15079
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Services conducted here when local militia company, Independent Blues, left in response to Lincoln’s Call in April 1861. Mary Virginia Wade, only civilian killed during the Battle of Gettysburg, confirmed here, April 20, 1862. Church then on this site used as a hospital, July 1863."
Address:
109 York Street., Gettysburg, PA, USA


Name of War: Civil War

Type of Documentation: Historic Marker/Interpretive

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