July 4, 1863 – Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablet

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

Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablet. 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 Westminster. The Reserve Brigade First Cavalry Division from Gettysburg en route to Frederick. Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Westminster via Emmitsburg to Monterey. The Third Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Gettysburg to Hunterstown and the Third Cavalry Division from Gettysburg via Emmitsburg to Monterey.

Fight at Monterey Gap Pennsylvania.
Skirmishes at Fairfield Gap Pennsylvania and near Emmitsburg Md.

 

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