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Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rose Hill

 
 
Rose Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Roger Dean Meyer, April 28, 2007
1. Rose Hill Marker
Inscription. Home of Miss Olivia Floyd, Confederate agent, and her brother Robert Semmes Floyd, C.S.A. killed in action. Both are buried in St. Ignatius Church Yard two miles south.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 31.32′ N, 77° 1.702′ W. Marker is in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Rosehill Road and Rose Hill Manor Place, on the right when traveling south on Rosehill Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Tobacco MD 20677, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Rose Hill (here, next to this marker); Port Tobacco (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Stone (approx. 0.8 miles away); On to Yorktown (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Port Tobacco (approx. 0.9 miles away); John Wilkes Booth (approx. 0.9 miles away); St. Columba Masonic Lodge (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Retreat (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Tobacco.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. St. Ignatius Church, where Miss Olivia Floyd, Confederate agent, and her brother
Rose Hill Markers from a distance Photo, Click for full size
By Roger Dean Meyer, April 28, 2007
2. Rose Hill Markers from a distance
Robert Semmes Floyd, C.S.A. are buried.
 
Also see . . .
1. Miss Olivia Floyd. Article by John T. Marck on the About Famous People website. (Submitted on June 17, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.) 

2. Olivia Floyd Dead. New York Times obituary, December 12, 1905, (Submitted on December 17, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Rose Hill Manor from a distance Photo, Click for full size
By Roger Dean Meyer, April 28, 2007
3. Rose Hill Manor from a distance
Olivia Floyd's grave, and her mother and brother Photo, Click for full size
By Jacqui Chalifoux
4. Olivia Floyd's grave, and her mother and brother
Olivia Floyd's grave is on the far right. Her CSA brother, who died in the Civil War is in the middle. Their mother rests to the far left. They are buried at St. Ignatius church on Chapel Point Rd. St. Ignatius is the oldest continually active church in the United States.
Grave of Anne Olivia Floyd, Confederate Spy Photo, Click for full size
By Jacqui Chalifoux, July 14, 2010
5. Grave of Anne Olivia Floyd, Confederate Spy
Grave of Robert Semmes Floyd, CSA and brother of Anne Olivia Floyd Photo, Click for full size
By Jacqui Chalifoux, July 14, 2010
6. Grave of Robert Semmes Floyd, CSA and brother of Anne Olivia Floyd
Grave of Sarah Semmes Floyd, mother Photo, Click for full size
By Jacqui Chalifoux, July 14, 2010
7. Grave of Sarah Semmes Floyd, mother
Rose Hill Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jacqui Chalifoux, July 14, 2010
8. Rose Hill Marker
Graves of Sarah Semmes Floyd (mother), Robert Semmes Floyd, CSA (brother) and Anne Olivia Floyd, Confederate Spy.
Olivia Floyd and Adrian Posey Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, September 25, 2011
9. Olivia Floyd and Adrian Posey
Mr. Posey helped Olivia Floyd attend a confederate reunion in Louisville, Kentucky many years after the war.
From a display in the Port Tobacco Courthouse Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 3,455 times since then. Last updated on . Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   4. submitted on , by Jacqui Chalifoux of Welcome, Maryland.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Jacqui Chalifoux of Welcome, Maryland.   9. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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