Battle of Gettysburg

Battle of Gettysburg (HM1ZEV)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.4', W 77° 13.75'

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East Cemetery Hill

—July 2, 1863 —

This hallowed ground witnessed a furious struggle in a climactic moment on July 2, 1863, during the Battle of Gettysburg. Confederate forces attacked and briefly broke the Union line here. After a fierce struggle, the Confederates were forced to retreat.

This portion of the Gettysburg battlefield is preserved with the help of a Federal grant from the Land & Water Conservation Fund, administered by the National Park Service. Preservation of this property is in partnership with the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum commission and the Land Conservancy of Adams County.
Placed ByLand Historical & Museum Commission, Land Conservancy of Adams County, and Civil War Trust
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Date Added Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309220 N 4410526
Decimal Degrees39.82333333, -77.22916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.4', W 77° 13.75'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 24" N, 77° 13' 45" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 570 Hillcrest Pl, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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