Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac (HM8ZK)

Location: Westminster, MD 21157 Carroll County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 34.254', W 76° 59.334'

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June 29, 1863

Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Frederick to Middleburg, First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg, Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown, Third Corps from near Woodsborough to Taneytown, Fifth Corps from Ballinger's Creek via Frederick and Mount Pleasant to Liberty, Sixth Corps from Hyattstown via New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor, Twelfth Corps from Frederick to Taneytown and Bruceville.

First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division from Middletown via Boonsborough, Cavetown, and Monterey Springs to near Fairfield, Reserve Cavalry Brigade of the First Division from Middletown to Mechanicstown, Second Cavalry Division from New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor, Third Cavalry Division from Frederick to Littlestown, and the Artillery Reserve from Frederick to Bruceville.

Skirmishes at Muddy Branch and Westminster, Md., and at McConnellsburg and near Oyster Point, Pa.
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HM NumberHM8ZK
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Historical Period19th Century, Civil War
Historical PlaceTown
Marker TypeHistoric District
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Placed ByGettysburg National Military Park Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 2:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 329163 N 4382022
Decimal Degrees39.57090000, -76.98890000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 34.254', W 76° 59.334'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 34' 15.2400" N, 76° 59' 20.0400" W
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Area Code(s)410
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 43 N Court St, Westminster MD 21157, US
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