Helped Acquit President Andrew JohnsonAt the outbreak of the Civil War in 1861, George Vickers opposed secession and used his influence to keep Maryland in the Union. He became a major general of the 2nd Division, Maryland Militia, and helped form the 2nd Regiment Eastern Shore Volunteer Infantry. The unit fought in the 1862 Shenandoah Valley campaign and served at home protecting the Eastern Shore from Confederate incursions.
|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Maryland Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 9:23pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 406337 N 4341684|
|Decimal Degrees||39.21940000, -76.08500000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 13.164', W 76° 5.1'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 13' 9.84" N, 76° 5' 6.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 954 High St, Chestertown MD 21620, US|
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