GDG- Lee - Harrisburg

CWMHTours at CWMHTours at
Sun Jan 29 02:44:20 CST 2012

I think Brownsville gets the prize for southern most land  battle.
A  Loyal Neo-Anti Unionist,

In a message dated 1/28/2012 5:53:57 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
georgeconnell at writes:

Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:

Out of curiosity, do you know the  southernmost? Chickamauga  maybe?


26ª11'56"N    81ª48'19W"

On Jan 28, 2012, at 4:29 PM, ATMackeyJr at  wrote:

> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> It was also the  northernmost engagement ever that involved elements of  
>  ANV.
> Best Regards,
> Al Mackey
> In a message dated 1/28/2012 4:26:03 P.M. Eastern Standard  Time,  
> wbaetz at writes:
> According to the  authors of 'Civil War Harrisburg', there was  a  
> skirmish  between advance elements of Jenkins cavalry and two  regiments  
> of NY militia at Sporting Hill, between Mechanicsburg and  Camp  Hill,  
> on June 30th. After this action, confederate  troopers  evidently  
> retreated towards Carlisle, suffering  16 killed and at  least "20 or  
> 30" wounded carried  away.
> There may have been  confederate scouts closer to  Harrisburg, but this  
> seems to be the  closest engagement  to the  city.
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