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.
|Placed By||Land Historical & Museum Commission, Land Conservancy of Adams County, and Civil War Trust|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, July 5th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 309220 N 4410526|
|Decimal Degrees||39.82333333, -77.22916667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 49.4', W 77° 13.75'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 49' 24" N, 77° 13' 45" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 570 Hillcrest Pl, Gettysburg PA 17325, US|
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