Colonel Henry Kyd Douglas, CSA 1838-1903Douglas was raised at Ferry Hill Place, on the Maryland side of the Potomac River at Shepherdstown. In 1861, he enlisted in the 2nd Virginia Infantry and fought in the Battle of First Manassas. From April to October, 1862, Douglas was the youngest officer to serve on the staff of Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson. Through the rest of the War he served as a general staff officer and infantry officer and was wounded and captured at Gettysburg. Swapped in a prisoner exchange in 1864, he commanded an infantry brigade in the Appomattox Campaign up to Lee's surrender.
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|Date Added||Thursday, August 24th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 266929 N 4392127|
|Decimal Degrees||39.64720000, -77.71633333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 38.832', W 77° 42.98'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 38' 49.92" N, 77° 42' 58.8" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-22 W North Ave, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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