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Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Army of the Potomac

July 4, 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
1. Army of the Potomac Tablet
Inscription. First and Second Brigades, First Cavalry Division marched from Westminster and the Reserve Cavalry, First Cavalry Division from Gettysburg en route to Frederick.

Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Westminster via Emmitsburg to Monterey. The Third Brigade, Second Cavalry Division from Gettysburg to Hunterstown and the Third Cavalry Division from Gettysburg via Emmitsburg to Monterey.

Fight at Monterey Gap Pa. and skirmishes at Fairfield Gap Pa. and near Emmitsburg Md.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 42.131′ N, 77° 19.666′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on South Seton Avenue (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in front of the Emmitsburg Post Office. Marker is in this post office area: Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); Emmitsburg Sisters of Charity (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Mount Saint Mary's College (within shouting distance of
Itinerary Markers at Emmitsburg Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
2. Itinerary Markers at Emmitsburg
this marker but has been reported missing); Gen. John F. Reynolds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daughters of Charity (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph's Valley Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Spirit of the American Doughboy (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Emmitsburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Missing War Department Tablets Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
3. Missing War Department Tablets
The tablets were removed for maintenance and repairs in 2008.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 803 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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