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Maj. Gen. Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, C.S.A.

 
 
Maj. Gen. Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Polk, March 12, 2011
1. Maj. Gen. Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, C.S.A. Marker
Inscription. Civil Engineer, graduated West Point 1822. Among engineer officers sent to assist railroad companies, surveyed first route of B&O, 1827. Resigned commission to pursue distinguished railroad career. Enlisted in Confederate Army after Baltimore riots, 1861. Led brigade at Cedar Mountain, fought at Manassas and Sharpsburg; lost leg in "Pickett's Charge" at Gettysburg. His elaborate gothic mansion, "Ravenhurst," stood near here until it burned in 1985.
 
Erected by Maryland Historical Trust / Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 28.752′ N, 76° 32.069′ W. Marker is near Long Green, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Dulaney Valley Road and Ravenshurst Circle, on the right when traveling south on Dulaney Valley Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12832 Dulaney Valley Road, Long Green MD 21092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glen Ellen (approx. 1.1 miles away); “Quinn” (approx. 2.3 miles away); “The Eagle’s Nest” (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Ravenhurst Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Photo credit: John McGrain , 06/1977, June 1977
2. Ravenhurst Mansion
4205 Antique Lane, Glen Arm, MD (Destroyed by fire in 1985)
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Gunpowder Manor (approx. 3.6 miles away); “The Valley of Jehosophat” (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Baltimore and Harford Turnpike Company (approx. 4 miles away but has been reported missing); Northampton Furnace (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Loch Raven, Dulaney Valley
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Unknown (Public Domain)
3. Major General Isaac Ridgeway Trimble, C.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Polk of Baldwin, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,772 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Polk of Baldwin, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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