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Confederate patrols reach the Perry County line, the northern limit of the Pennsylvania invasion

Middlesex Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1872, map
06/28/1863
General Ewell's mounted infantry, patrolling out of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, reached Sterrett's Gap in Middlesex Township on the Cumberland-Perry County line. Stopping and resting before turning back at Joseph Miller's farm near the base of the gap, this twenty-man patrol reached the northern limit of the Confederate invasion of central Pennsylvania.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Cooper H. Wingert, The Confederate Approach on Harrisburg: The Gettysburg Campaign's Northernmost Reaches (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2012), 75.

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