June 29, 1863 – Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablet

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

Headquarters of the Army moved from Frederick to Middleburg. First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg. Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown. Third Corps from near Woodsborough to Taneytown. Fifth Corps from Ballinger's Creek via Frederick and Mount Pleasant to Liberty. Sixth Corps from Hyattstown via New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor. Twelfth Corps from Frederick to Taneytown and Bruceville.  First and Second Brigade First Cavalry Division from Middletown via Boonsborough, Cavetown and Monterey Springs to near Fairfield. Reserve Cavalry Brigade of the First Division from Middletown to Mechanicstown. Second Cavalry Division from New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor. Third Cavalry Division from Frederick to Littlestown and the Artillery Reserve from Frederick to Bruceville.  Skirmishes at Muddy Branch, Westminster Md, McConnellsburg and near Oyster Point Pa. 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:

Headquarters of the Army moved from Frederick to Middleburg. First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg. Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown. Third Corps from near Woodsborough to Taneytown. Fifth Corps from Ballinger’s Creek via Frederick and Mount Pleasant to Liberty. Sixth Corps from Hyattstown via New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor. Twelfth Corps from Frederick to Taneytown and Bruceville.

First and Second Brigade First Cavalry Division from Middletown via Boonsborough, Cavetown and Monterey Springs to near Fairfield. Reserve Cavalry Brigade of the First Division from Middletown to Mechanicstown. Second Cavalry Division from New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor. Third Cavalry Division from Frederick to Littlestown and the Artillery Reserve from Frederick to Bruceville.

Skirmishes at Muddy Branch, Westminster Md, McConnellsburg and near Oyster Point Pa.

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