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As a resident of Adams County, Eichelberger spent his childhood growing up in the Gettysburg area. When war came in 1917, 23 year old Eichelberger enlisted with the 4th Infantry, stationed at a training camp on the Gettysburg battlefield for the summer. [excerpt]
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Johnson, S. Marianne, "Students at War: Percy Eichelberger, Class of 1921" (2014). The Gettysburg Compiler: On the Front Lines of History. 60.