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Indian Head in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Budds Ferry

 
 
Budds Ferry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By M. A. Pimentel, March 15, 2008
1. Budds Ferry Marker
Inscription.
One

Mile
Site of a Union Battery, November, 1861 to March 1862. The movements of Confederate troops across the Potomac River in Virginia were observed from a balloon above this point.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 30.544′ N, 77° 14.822′ W. Marker is in Indian Head, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Road (Maryland Route 224) and Budd's Ferry Place, on the left when traveling north on Riverside Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Plata MD 20646, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A. (approx. 1.6 miles away); General Joseph Hooker, U.S.A. (approx. 2.2 miles away); Molly Marine (approx. 2.6 miles away in Virginia); H-3-7 Korea 1950 - 1953 (approx. 2.6 miles away in Virginia); Acquisition of Quantico Marine Reservation (approx. 2.7 miles away in Virginia); Jordan Hall (approx. 2.7 miles away in Virginia); Waller Hill (approx. 2.8 miles away in Virginia); Mann Hall (approx. 2.8 miles away in Virginia).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Wide shot from northbound Rt. 224 Photo, Click for full size
By M. A. Pimentel, March 15, 2008
2. Wide shot from northbound Rt. 224
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,026 times since then. Last updated on June 2, 2009, by Kathleen Black of Woodbridge, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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