Near Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
On June 29, 1863 General J. E. B. Stuart and his cavalry camped here. On June 30, 1863 General James Barnes of the 5th Corps U. S. Army spent the night on his way to Gettysburg.
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Location. 39° 39.973′ N, 77° 1.008′ W. Marker is near Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Littlestown Pike (U.S. 97) 0.1 miles south of Old Hanover Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in the community of Union Mills. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21158, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Defiance at Union Mills (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Campaign (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Union Mills (about 300 feet away); Pennsylvania (approx. 4.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Divided Loyalties (approx. 6.4 miles away); Westminster Depot (approx. 6.4 miles away); Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac (approx. 6.4 miles away); Christ Reformed Church (approx. 6.4 miles away in Pennsylvania). Click for a list of all markers in Westminster.
Also see . . . Union Mills. (Submitted on October 17, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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