(1863-1865)After the Battle of Gettysburg, the Union established a prisoner-of-war depot near here. Confederate soldiers and Maryland civilians were imprisoned and guarded by 400 Union troops. With only tents for protection, 3,384 prisoners died.
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|Placed By||The Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 2:53am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 383853 N 4212180|
|Decimal Degrees||38.04991667, -76.32376667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 2.995', W 76° 19.426'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 2' 59.70" N, 76° 19' 25.56" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 11175 Point Lookout Rd, Scotland MD 20687, US|
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