Armistead and Hancock

Armistead and Hancock (HMBQO)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.066', W 77° 13.094'

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Friends and fellow officers in the United States Army prior to 1861, the fate of Civil War made them foes on the battlefield at Gettysburg. Confederate Brig. Gen. Lewis A. Armistead and Union Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock were both wounded in Longstreet's assault (Pickett's Charge), July 3, 1863.

Here at the Union Army 11th Corps Field Hospital (George Spangler Farm), Armistead died of his wounds on July 5, 1863. Northwest of this marker is the site of the Granite School House, a Union field hospital, where Hancock was initially treated for his wounds. Hancock survived the war, and became a well-known military, political, and civic leader. He died on active military duty at Governor's Island, New York, February 9, 1886.
By the Armistead Marker Preservation Committee
February 18, 2000
Year Placed2000
Placed ByThe Armistead Marker Preservation Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:44am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] F W HAWTHORNE  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310095 N 4408035
Decimal Degrees39.80110000, -77.21823333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.066', W 77° 13.094'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 3.96" N, 77° 13' 5.64" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 450-598 Blacksmith Shop Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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