Burning of Chambersburg
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 56.225 W 077° 39.665
18S E 272627 N 4424164
Quick Description: Burning of Chambersburg Marker is located U.S. 30 W end of Chambersburg.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 10/11/2005 2:54:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM2FG
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
Views: 30

Long Description:
Occupied the morning of July 30, 1864, by cavalry of Confederate Gen. John McCausland. Failing to obtain ransom, he burned the town in reprisal for ruin in the Shenandoah Valley by Gen. David Hunter.
Marker Name: Burning of Chambersburg

County: Franklin

Date Dedicated: 12/05/1947

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: U.S. 30, W end of Chambersburg

Category: Military, Civil War

Website: Not listed

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