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Blocher's Run
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
Region Adams County

Blocher's Run is a Pennsylvania stream which flows from Oak Ridge (triple watershed point at 39°51′32″N 77°14′41″W / 39.858792°N 77.24483°W / 39.858792; -77.24483) on the Gettysburg Battlefield eastward to the Rock Creek (39°50′52″N 77°13′33″W / 39.847665°N 77.225797°W / 39.847665; -77.225797) through and near areas of the Battle of Gettysburg, First Day.

During the Battle of Gettysburg Confederate soldiers took cover behind the trees that lined the stream.

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