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Sample marker format
[MARKER TITLE]: 3 p.m. July 2, 1863– Meade Confronts Sickles
IMAGE: George G. Meade (Library of Congress) // LOCATION: Peach Orchard (Gettysburg) // TEXT: “At about 3 p.m. I rode out to the extreme left, to await the arrival of the Fifth Corps, and to post it, when I found that Major-General Sickles, commanding the Third Corps, not fully apprehending the instructions in regard to the position to be occupied, had advanced…” (Report by Maj. Gen. George Meade, October 1, 1863, OR, ser. 1, vol. 27, part. 1, chap. 39, p. 116) // [ADDITIONAL RESOURCES –OPTIONAL]
Special Citation Guideline
For first-time reference to material from the Official Records:
 Report by Maj. Gen. George Meade, October 1, 1863, A Compilation of the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion of the Union and Confederate Armies [OR] (127 vols., Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901), ser. 1, vol. 27, part. 1, chap. 39, p. 116.