"No malice in my heart"
— Antietam Campaign —At this intersection, President Abraham Lincoln spoke from a railroad car platform to Frederick residents assembled in the street on October 4, 1862. He had just returned from viewing the battlefields of South Mountain and Antietam and had called on Gen. George L. Hartsuff who was recuperating here from a wound suffered at Antietam. Lincoln was about to board a train for Washington. "I return thanks to our soldiers for the good services they have rendered, the energy they have shown, the hardships they have endured, and the blood they have shed for this Union of ours," he said. "And also return thanks not only to the soldiers, but to the good citizens of Frederick, and to the good men, women, and children in this land of our, for their devotion to this glorious cause; and I say this with no malice in my heart toward those who have done otherwise. May our children and children's children, for a thousand generations, continue to enjoy these benefits conferred upon us by a united country, and have cause yet to rejoice under these glorious institutions, bequeathed to us by Washington and his compeers."
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 292405 N 4365283|
|Decimal Degrees||39.41210000, -77.41130000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 24.726', W 77° 24.678'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 24' 43.56" N, 77° 24' 40.68" W|
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|Area Code(s)||301, 410, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 87 S Market St, Frederick MD 21701, US|
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