Major General George Gordon Meade

Major General George Gordon Meade (HM17R)

Location: Frederick, MD 21703 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 24.227', W 77° 26.329'

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(Front Face):
Took command
of the Army of the Potomac
Under orders from
President Lincoln
Seven hundred feet
North of this marker
June 28, 1863
He pursued the Confederates
and at Gettysburg July 1,2,3
Fought the decisive battle
of the Civil War

Marked by
The Pennsylvania Historical Commission

(Right Side):
This Boulder
was taken from a point
near Devil's Den
on the Battlefield
of Gettysburg

(Left Side):
In tribute to
Major General George Gordon Meade
on June 28, 1963
The 100th anniversary of the change of command of the
Army of the Potomac from General Hooker to General Meade
This monument was re-dedicated
under auspices of the
Frederick County Civil War Centennial, Inc.
C. Lease Bussard, President
John W. Morgan, Vice President | Charles F. Bowers, Vice President
Guy W. Nusz, Treasurer | Richard D. Hammond, Secretary
Edward S. Delaplaine, Program Chairman
HM NumberHM17R
Year Placed1930
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 4:40am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 290011 N 4364424
Decimal Degrees39.40378333, -77.43881667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 24.227', W 77° 26.329'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 24' 13.62" N, 77° 26' 19.74" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6519 Himes Ave, Frederick MD 21703, US
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