Spangler Woods

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Spangler Woods
woodland area
Name origin: Henry Spangler,[1]:'93 (farm owner)
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
NPS unit Gettysburg National Military Park
Biome Northern Piedmont ecoregion
Geology Gettysburg-Newark Lowlands, Rossville Diabase dike[2] (50 feet thick)
Historic District
GNMP structure
n/a [4]

Spangler Woods is a Gettysburg Battlefield location used during the Battle of Gettysburg[3] and is near the Virginia Monument. On July 2, 1863, Garnett's Brigade bivouacked on the border of the woods.[5]


  1. ^ Gettysburg National Military Park Commission. "An Introduction to the Annual Reports of the Gettysburg National Military Park Commission to the Secretary of War". The Gettysburg Commission Reports. Gettysburg, PA: War Department. 
  2. ^ "Gettysburg National Military Park and Eisenhower National Historic Site: Geologic Resources Inventory Report" (PDF). Denver, Colorado: National Park Service: Natural Resource Program Center. 2009. Retrieved 2010-02-02. 
  3. ^ a b Cope, Emmor (1920), "Spangler Woods - Cast Iron Site ID Tablet] ([ Spangler House)" ( webpage), List of Classified Structures, p. 8, United States Department of War marker, retrieved 2011-06-06, 1 of 35 Site ID Tablets by War Dept's ... Designer ... Cope, E. B. ... Painted raised letter and border inscription tablet, 2'1"x1'8". Mounted on fluted post, 3' high.  External link in |title=, |work= (help)
  4. ^ "Query Form For The United States And Its Territories". U.S. Board on Geographic Names. Retrieved 2011-06-06. 
  5. ^ "Garnett's Brigade Marker". 2008-09-30. Retrieved 2012-01-25.