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U.S. Civil War SitesWright (Guinn) Farm House - Gettysburg, PA

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According to the NRHP narrative, this house was constructed in 1750 and served as a field hospital during the Battle of Gettysburg.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/27/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesLydia Leister Farm House - Gettysburg, PA

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This house achieved fame in 1863 as the headquarters for General Meade and as the place where the on the evening of July 2, 1863, General Meade held a famous council of war in the home.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/21/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesZiegler's Grove - Gettysburg, PA

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Just south of the town square can be found Ziegler's Grove, an important Gettysburg Battlefield location that was the scene of fierce fighting and the location of Pickett's Charge on July 3, 1863.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/22/2011

last visited: 2/5/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesAbraham Brian Farm House - Gettysburg, PA

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The Brian House is an important Civil War site as it served as the 2nd Corps headquarters & was a strategic military position during Pickett's charge of July 3, 1863. The house is unique as its owner at the time of the Battle was a freed slave.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/2/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Angle - Gettysburg, PA

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The angle was the scene of Pickett's charge on July 3, 1863, a move which ultimately doomed the Confederacy.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/21/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesGettysburg Address - Gettysburg, PA

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This speech was delivered on the afternoon of Thursday November 19, 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg PA.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2011

last visited: 9/2/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesEvergreen Cemetery - Gettysburg, PA

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The Evergreen Cemetery is the oldest cemetery in Gettysburg, predating the Nat'l Cemetery by almost a full decade. The cemetery saw action & suffered significant damage during the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863. Several monuments can be found here.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/25/2011

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesGettysburg National Cemetery - Gettysburg, PA

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Out of necessity & posterity, the Gettysburg Nat'l Cemetery was created. Today it is a must see location to fully appreciate & understand American History. The site is electric & if you listen closely, you might still hear Lincoln..."Four Score..."

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/11/2010

last visited: 9/2/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesEast Cemetery Hill - Gettysburg, PA

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This preserved battlefield was a pivotal turning point in the Civil War. The battlefield is located across from the Gettysburg National Cemetery which was constructed as a direct result of this battle due to the high loss of life.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/12/2010

last visited: 10/15/2006

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U.S. Civil War SitesDobbin House - Gettysburg, PA

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The Dobbin House is a tavern, bar, restaurant, museum, tourist attraction, Underground Railroad stop, haunted and 100% fun! One of the best ways to put the Civil WAr into context is to visit this authentic Civil War site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/18/2013

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesJacob Hummelbaugh Farm House - Gettysburg, PA

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The Hummelbaugh House was used as a Union field hospital where CSA Brigadier General William Barksdale died. The house was also used as a field headquarters for Alfred Pleasonton, the general commanding the Union cavalry.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/7/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Jenny Wade House - Gettysburg, PA

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This site is as it was in this house the only Civilian was killed during the Battle of Gettysburg. She was killed in the house's kitchen on the 3rd day of the battle: July 3, 1863. Along with her sister & mother, helped the Union by baking bread.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2011

last visited: 8/3/2011

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U.S. Civil War SitesWilliam Patterson Farm House - Gettysburg, PA

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The Park Service recently dumped a bunch of money into this farm house, bringing it back to its former Civil War glory. The house served as a field hospital and was also reportedly hit by a shell during the Confederate cannonade.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/16/2013

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesCulp's Hill - Gettysburg, PA

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During the Battle of Gettysburg, July 1–3, 1863, Culp's Hill was a critical part of the Union army defensive line, the right flank, or "barbed" portion of what is described as the "fish-hook" line.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 9/2/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesA Union General Escapes Capture - Gettysburg, PA

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An important structure of the Civil War still remains in historic Gettysburg. An interpretive out front tells the story. The house and marker are located at 323 South Baltimore Street. The interpretive is street side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/26/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesSchriver House Museum- Gettysburg, PA

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This significant civil war house and contributing structure to the historic district is marked by the historical society and has been turned into a museum to teach about local cultural history with regards to the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesAnnoying "...the enemy very seriously" - Gettysburg, PA

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On this site, next to the intersection, along the street and in front of this house the Confederates made an offensive line where they shot at the Union troops on East Cemetery Hill, about .3 miles away. They were indeed sharpshoters.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesSpangler's Spring - Gettysburg, PA

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One of the really neat & unique Civil War sites referenced not only in the American Guide Series & Wikipedia but countless other historical documents and reference material. Spangler's Spring provided fresh water for both sides of the conflict.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: 9/2/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesTillie Pierce House - Gettysburg, PA

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Welcome to the Pierce House, witness to some incredible Civil War action. Like all historical Civil War sites in this world famous town, this one too has an interpretive out front which tells the tail through the eyes of a fifteen year old girl.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/17/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesTemples of Mercy

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The Presbyterian Church of Gettysburg was used as a hospital during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Min Dawg

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/26/2008

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesFirst Home of Seminary and College - Gettysburg, PA

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This house served as a field hospital during the Civi War and still has an artillery shell stuck in the front of the house. An impressive interpretive out front tells al about this locally famous Civil War site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/10/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesAdams County Prison - Gettysburg, PA

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This retired prison was an important meeting place for the enemy as the planned for their July 3rd engagement of the Union Army on the final day of the Battle of Gettysburg.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/29/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesSt. Francis Xavier Church - Gettysburg, PA

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Beautiful church with strong ties dating back to the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/29/2010

last visited: 3/29/2015

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe High Street or Common School - Gettysburg, PA

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Yet another public building on High Street which turned hospital during July 1, 1863. The Battle of Gettysburg pushed many building into service during that horrible three day blood bath. A beautiful interpretive out front tells the tale.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/28/2010

last visited: 9/2/2014

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U.S. Civil War SitesTrinity United Church of Christ - Gettysburg, PA

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Seems like all the churches & schools played a role in the Battle of Gettysburg, the turning point of the Civil War. This church was no exception. It served as a hospital during the battle. A beautiful interpretive out front tells the tale.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2010

last visited: 9/2/2014

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