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Maj. Gen. George Meade received his notice to take over command of the Army of The Potomac near this marker at Prospect Hall. The Battle of Gettysburg was just days away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/13/2012

last visited: 6/1/2013

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Located at the High Knob parking area of Gambrill State Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/21/2021

last visited: never

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....North and South Reunited For Eternity Some of the Civil War notables buried here in Rose Hill Include:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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The roadside village of Hyattstown became the front line when Confederate cavalry stationed to the north in Urbana clashed with Union cavalry reconnoitering from Clarksburg to the south.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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On September 9, he promulgated his campaign strategy - to divide his army, send Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson to attack Harpers Ferry, and send Gen. James Longstreet toward Hagerstown - was described in Special Orders No. 191, seven copies of which were distributed to his senior subordinates.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Fresh from victory at the Second Battle of Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 4–6, 1862, to bring the Civil War to Northern soil and to recruit sympathetic Marylanders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/8/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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The Battle of Monocacy on July 9, 1864, became known as the "Battle that Saved Washington, DC".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member HaricotVert_52

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/14/2009

last visited: 6/27/2016

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Constructed in 1754 on the banks of the Rappahannock River in Virginia, this building was reconstructed here in 1846 and became Landon Female Academy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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The F.R.R. connected Hagerstown to the Cumberland Valley Railroad (C.V.R.R.) which ran from Chambersburg to Harrisburg. Service began in 1841

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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The Rochester House stood on this site until its demolition in the mid-1950s. During the Civil War, it was the home of Mrs. Frances Howell Kennedy, widow of Dr. Howard Kennedy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Brevet Brigadier General George Bell, USA 1828 - 1907 George Bell was the son of William Duffield Bell, developer of South Prospect Street and editor of the Hagerstown Torchlight newspaper.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Confederate General John McCausland met with town officials and the directors of the Hagerstown Bank in the court clerk's office to finalize payment of a $20,000 ransom levied in retaliation for Union destruction in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Hagerstonians in the Civil War Governor William T. Hamilton, 1820-1888-William T. Hamilton was born in Boonsboro. He attended the Hagerstown Academy and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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The Hagerstown Mail offices were located on the second floor of this building during the Civil War

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/27/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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After stunning victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville, Virginia, early in May 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee carried the war through Maryland, across the Mason and Dixon Line and into Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Local Physician,Dr. Norman Bruce Scott, attended to Confederate and Federal wounded in the Franklin Hotel, which stood at this site during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Combat raged here in the town square and in adjoining city blocks for six hours on Monday, July 6, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Six days had passed since the Federals had failed in their first attempt to seize Hagerstown as they pursued Gen. Robert E. Lee's Confederate army retreating to Virginia after the Battle of Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Markers with information about the First and Second Battles of Hagerstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/4/2014

last visited: 2/28/2015

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“Several others who were hidden in houses escaped by donning citizen’s clothing, and Private Anitpas H. Curtis (Company D), while so dressed, had the distinction of saluting General Lee in person.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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During the Civil War, the Juniors' firehouse was used by the U.S. Army for various purposes and served as a field hospital to treat the wounded.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/29/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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Natural Bridge has long been a favorite tourist destination, attracting visitors from all over the world. The Natural Bridge was visited by both Union and Confederate soliders while passing through the Blue Ridge province in Southern Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member geodave88

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/3/2008

last visited: 8/14/2021

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Fresh from victory at the Second Battle of Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 4–6, 1862, to bring the Civil War to Northern soil and to recruit sympathetic Marylanders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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As the Confederate army marched through Frederick on September 10, 1862, feisty local Unionists—mostly women—showed their defiance by waving the Stars and Stripes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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At this intersection, President Abraham Lincoln spoke from a railroad car platform to Frederick residents assembled in the street on October 4, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 3/20/2020

last visited: 10/8/2021

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