June 30, 1863 – Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablet

This is one of ten tablets which describe the movements of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablet: June 30, 1863

Location: West Confederate Avenue near the Schultz House.

Description: Erected 1901. One of ten rough hewn granite bases with bronze plaque affixed to the front that explain the movements of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the Gettysburg Campaign. In storage for many years, they were replaced along Confederate Avenue in 2007.

Inscription:

Heth’s Division Hill’s Corps at Cashtown. Pettigrew’s Brigade Heth’s Division marched nearly to Gettysburg but was recalled. Pender’s Division Hill’s Corps marched from Fayetteville to Cashtown. Anderson’s Division Hill’s Corps remained at Fayetteville.

Rodes’s Division Ewell’s Corps marched from Carlisle via Petersburg to Heidlersburg. Johnson’s Division Ewell’s Corps marched from Greenville to Scotland Penna. Early’s Division Ewell’s Corps returned from York via Weiglestown and East Berlin and encamped three miles from Heidlersburg.

Pickett’s Division Longstreet’s Corps remained at Chambersburg guarding wagon trains. McLaws’s and Hood’s Divisions Longstreet’s Corps marched from there to Fayetteville except Law’s Brigade which was sent to New Guilford.

Stuart’s Cavalry Division marched from Union Mills MD. via Hanover to Jefferson and had a fight at Hanover Penna. with Kilpatrick’s Third Cavalry Division.

 

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