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Near Bolivar in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Hospital Site

Henry Shoemaker House

 
 
Henry Shoemaker House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, October 5, 2007
1. Henry Shoemaker House Marker
Inscription.
Civil War Hospital Site

The Henry
Shoemaker House

was used as a hospital site during
the Maryland Campaign 1862.

Private Property
courtesy of S.H.A.F

 
Erected by Save Historic Antietam Foundation.
 
Location. 39° 28.085′ N, 77° 35.687′ W. Marker is near Bolivar, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Historic National Road (Alternate U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown MD 21769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reno Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno (approx. 1.2 miles away); Near Here in Wise’s Field (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Deaths of Two Generals (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Lost Orders (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Battle for Fox’s Gap (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stonewall Regiment (approx. 1.2 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. "National Road"
 
Categories. Science & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
The Henry Shoemaker House image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck
2. The Henry Shoemaker House
 
 
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