Battle of Slippery Hill

Battle of Slippery Hill (HM1GF)

Location: Queenstown, MD 21658 Queen Anne's County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 58.157', W 76° 10.625'

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August 13, 1813

American Videttes skirmished with approximately 300 British troops under the command of Col. Sir Thomas Sidney Beckwith as they advanced on Queenstown along this road. Two British soldiers and Beckwith's horse were killed. Fearful of being cut off by a second British amphibious force, Maj. William H. Nicholson, commander of the Queen Anne's County militia, withdrew to Centreville.
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HM NumberHM1GF
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Placed ByMaryland Historical Trust & Maryland State Highway Administration
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 398028 N 4314026
Decimal Degrees38.96928333, -76.17708333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 58.157', W 76° 10.625'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 58' 9.42" N, 76° 10' 37.50" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5862-5898 Main St, Queenstown MD 21658, US
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