"Patriotic, but Paralyzed"
— Gettysburg Campaign —On June 27, 1863, Union Gen. Winfield S. Hancock's II Corps, Army of the Potomac camped at Monocacy Junction near Frederick. The next day, Gen. George G. Meade assumed command of the army and devised a plan to march it through Frederick and Carroll County to positions along Pipe Creek. There he planned to engage Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia which had marched through Maryland into Pennsylvania.
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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 2nd, 2014 at 12:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 318225 N 4384748|
|Decimal Degrees||39.59320000, -77.11691667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 35.592', W 77° 7.015'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 35' 35.52" N, 77° 7' 0.90" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||410, 443|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3465 Uniontown Rd, Westminster MD 21158, US|
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