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Sunshine in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Elton

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, May 20, 2006
1. Elton Marker
Inscription. Birthplace of Ridgely Brown, CSA, 1833–1864. May 15, 1862, with seventeen young Marylanders he organized First Maryland cavalry. He served consistently and gallantly, rising from Private to Lt. Colonel. Killed at South Anna River, Virginia, June 1, 1864.
 
Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Maryland Division.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 39° 13.347′ N, 77° 3.578′ W. Marker is in Sunshine, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Georgia Avenue (Maryland Route 97) north of New Hampshire Avenue / Damascus Road (Maryland Route 650), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookeville MD 20833, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brookeville Schoolhouse (approx. 2.8
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By J. J. Prats, May 20, 2006
2. Elton Marker
miles away); The Miller's Cottage (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bentley House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Historic Brookeville (approx. 2.8 miles away); In This House (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  First Maryland Cavalry, CSA. (Submitted on May 20, 2006.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By J. J. Prats, May 20, 2006
3. Elton
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,343 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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