The Civil WarBy the summer of 1861, the Union recognized Darnestown as an ideal location for establishing a major division headquarters. The town was strategically situated at the intersection of roads leading to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and to Washington, D. C., and it was not far from the fords of the Potomac River.
|Placed By||Montogomery Parks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 10:45pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 301914 N 4330766|
|Decimal Degrees||39.10355000, -77.29080000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 6.213', W 77° 17.448'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 6' 12.78" N, 77° 17' 26.88" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||301, 240, 202|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 14015 Darnestown Rd, Gaithersburg MD 20878, US|
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