Poolesville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Civil War at Poolesville
Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker’s Headquarters were established here on June 26, 1863, during the Gettysburg Campaign.
Skirmishes occurred here in September, November and December 1862 and July 1864.
Erected 1961 by Montgomery County Historical Society.
Location. 39° 8.777′ N, 77° 25.076′ W. Marker is in Poolesville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Fisher Avenue / White's Ferry Road (Maryland Route 107) and W Willard Road, on the left when traveling east on Fisher Avenue / White's Ferry Road. Click for map. Located in front of the offices of William J. Roberts, attorney. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20000 Fisher Avenue, Poolesville MD 20837, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At Historic Poolesville (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's Church (about 400 feet away); Poolesville (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Poolesville (about 700 feet away); Beallsville (approx. 2.3 miles away); In Loving Memory (approx. 2.3 miles away); African American Soldiers from Montgomery County (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brewer Farmstead (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Poolesville.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Poolesville. (Submitted on August 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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