July 3, 1863 – Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablet

This is one of nine tablets which describe the movements of the Army of the Potomac.

First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Taneytown to Westminster. The Reserve Brigade First Cavalry Division from Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg and the Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Manchester to Westminster.  Battle of Gettysburg (Third Day) Fight at Fairfield Pennsylvania. AOP IT Gettysburg March 2010

Location: East Cemetery Hill, the Baltimore Pike.

Description: Erected 1901. One of nine rough hewn granite bases with bronze plaque affixed to the front that explain the movements of the Union Army of the Potomac during the Gettysburg Campaign. These tablets were in storage for many years.

Inscription:

First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Taneytown to Westminster. The Reserve Brigade First Cavalry Division from Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg and the Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Manchester to Westminster.

Battle of Gettysburg (Third Day)

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