|CIVIL WAR HOSPITAL
|Edward McPherson Farm|
|J. Hummelbaugh Farm|
|STRUCTURES WITHIN THE NATIONAL PARK|
|Edward McPherson Farm. Located on the Chambersburg Pike (Route 30 West) at McPherson's Ridge. The barn is the only structure which remains today. Occupied by tenant John Slentz and his family at the time of the battle. McPherson was a journalist, elected to the US House of Representatives, and in at the time of the battle was deputy commissioner of internal revenue, having been appointed to that post by President Lincoln. Wounded soldiers of both sides used the house, barn and other outbuildings as shelter during and after the fighting on July 1st.
1. View from across Rt. 30. (Sept. '98) 2. View from Buford Statue. (Sept. '98) 3. Close view from the west. (Feb. '99) 4. View from Reynolds Ave. (Sept. '98) 5. Hospital Sign along Stone Avenue. (Dec. '99) 5. View from Stone Ave. (Dec. '99)
|STRUCTURES OUTSIDE THE NATIONAL PARK|
|John Sochs (Sachs) Farm & Mill. Served as a field hospital. Located near the Sachs covered bridge off Pumping Station Rd. Wounded Gen. John Hood passed through this area en route to the Plank farm.
1. Full view from side. 2. Full front view. (Dec. '99)
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