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

New Market in the Civil War

 
 
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 3, 2007
1. New Market in the Civil War Marker
Inscription. This area was patrolled by Confederate troops under the command of Gen. Fitz Hugh Lee at the time of General Robert E. Lee's invasion of Maryland in September 1862.

Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his Confederate cavalry escaping from Union forces passed through New Market on return from their raid in Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 22.981′ N, 77° 16.232′ W. Marker is in New Market, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 144) and Strawberry Alley, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Market MD 21774, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 13 West Main Street (here, next to this marker); 9 West Main Street (a few steps from this marker); New Market (a few steps from this marker); 5 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 3 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named New Market (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named New Market in the Civil War (approx. mile away); Mile Stones of the old National Pike (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New Market.
 
Regarding New Market in the Civil War.
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 3, 2007
2. New Market in the Civil War Marker
A partial duplicate of this marker is on the east side of New Market. That marker is missing the last paragraph.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, February 24, 2008
3. New Market in the Civil War Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,133 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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