Bushman Barn, Business U.S. 15, Emmitsburg Road, Gettysburg, Adams County, PA
Significance: It is a major structure on the historic Bushman Farm on July 2, 1863 during the battle of Gettysburg, the farm was crossed by Confederate troops attacking Little Round Top and Devil's Den. A Union attack around the farm buildings was repulsed the next day. During the battle, the barn more than likely served as a field hospital, and 8 Confederate soldiers were buried behind it. Built ca. 1808, the double log barn is representative of a type once common in Adams County...
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-279
Survey number: HABS PA-365-A
Building/structure dates: ca. 1808 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: after 1808 Subsequent Work