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Uniontown in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Army of the Potomac

June 29 1863

 
 
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By Craig Swain, April 4, 2010
1. Army of the Potomac Tablet
Inscription. Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Frederick to Middleburg. First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg. Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown. Third Corps from near Woodsborough to Taneytown. Fifth Corps from Ballinger's Creek via Frederick and Mount Pleasant to Liberty. Sixth Corps from Hyattstown via New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor. Twelfth Corps from Frederick to Taneytown and Bruceville.

First and Second brigades First cavalry division from Middletown via Boonsborough, Cavetown and Monterey Springs to near Fairfield. Reserve cavalry brigade of the First division from Middletown to Mechanicstown. Second cavalry division from New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor. Third cavalry division from Frederick to Littlestown and the Artillery Reserve from Frederick to Bruceville.

Skirmishes at Muddy Branch and Westminster Md. and at McConnellsburg and near Oyster Point PA.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 35.578′ N, 77° 7.106′ W. Marker is in Uniontown, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Uniontown Road (State Highway 77) and Trevanion Road (State Highway 84), on
Army of the Potomac Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2010
2. Army of the Potomac Tablet
the right when traveling east on Uniontown Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21158, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Uniontown (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac (approx. 1.4 miles away); Elmer A. Wolfe High School (approx. 3.3 miles away); “Pipe Creek Meeting” (approx. 3.4 miles away); Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart (approx. 3.4 miles away); New Windsor (approx. 3.5 miles away); Union Bridge - Reynolds’ Last Journey (approx. 3.5 miles away); Western Maryland Railway Honor Roll (approx. 3.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Craig Swain, April 4, 2010
3. Uniontown
A large portion of the Federal army marched through and around Uniontown, Maryland during the closing days of June 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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