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Near Monterey in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brown's Spring

 
 
Brown's Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
1. Brown's Spring Marker
Inscription.
During Lee's retreat General Judson Kilpatrick U.S.A. took 1500 prisoners and 9 mi. wagon train near here
 
Location. 39° 44.3′ N, 77° 28.75′ W. Marker is near Monterey, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is on Charmian Road 0.1 miles east of Buchanan Trail East (Pennsylvania Route 16), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Near the entrance to Rolando Woods Lions Club Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Waynesboro PA 17268, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Monterey Pass/Michigan Cavalry Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 10,000 Soldiers Fight at Monterey Pass (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Monterey Pass (within shouting distance of this marker); Monterey Academy (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Battle of Monterey Pass (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Battle of Monterey Pass (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Battle of Monterey Pass (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Battle of Fountain Dale (approx. 1.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Brown's Spring. The action referred to on the
Brown's Spring Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
2. Brown's Spring Marker
At the time of the battle, Maj. Charles Capehart led a charge of the 1st West Virginia Cavalry over the wooden bridge here. He would be awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Marker and park entrance visible to the right.
marker refers to the Battle of Monterey Pass.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Monterey Pass Battlefield Park & Museum. (Submitted on October 25, 2015.)
2. Fight at Monterey Pass. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 25, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Union Cavalry Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain - US
3. Union Cavalry Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick
File from The Photographic History of The Civil War in Ten Volumes: Volume Four, The Cavalry.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on September 9, 2016.
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