Union Artillery ReserveYou are on the grounds of Rose Hill Manor, the final home of Maryland's first governor, Thomas Johnson. During its stay near Frederick, the Army of the Potomac's large Artillery Reserve occupied these grounds. Created after the Battle of Chancellorsville, Va., in early May 1863, and commanded by Brig. Gen. Robert O. Tyler, the Artillery Reserve was an independent grouping of batteries that could be rushed to reinforce or replace divisional batteries during battle or to strengthen threatened portions of the army's line. The reserve's wagons also carried extra artillery ammunition.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:35pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 292975 N 4367912|
|Decimal Degrees||39.43590000, -77.40550000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 26.154', W 77° 24.33'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 26' 9.24" N, 77° 24' 19.80" W|
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|Area Code(s)||301, 410, 240|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1611 N Market St, Frederick MD 21701, US|
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