Spies, Intriguers and Blockade RunnersWhen the white citizens of St.Mary's County voted here in the1860 presidential election, JohnBreckenridge, the secessionist candidate who carried Maryland, got920 votes. Abraham Lincoln received 9 percent of the popular Maryland vote; the only man known to have voted for him here was waylaid on his way home. On April 23, 1861, in a public meeting here,citizens declared allegiance to theSouth and resolved to raise $10,000 for weapons and ammunition.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 3:41pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 356925 N 4239207|
|Decimal Degrees||38.28955000, -76.63600000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 17.373', W 76° 38.16'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 17' 22.38" N, 76° 38' 9.60" W|
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|Area Code(s)||202, 301, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 41625 Court House Dr, Leonardtown MD 20650, US|
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