Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
We remained under the terrific fire about one hour, in which time we lost one-third of the command killed and wounded.
Corporal Alexandria St. Clair, 16th Virginia Cavalry
(upper center) Brigadier General James B. Ricketts commanded the Union defense at the Thomas Farm.
(middle right) Brigadier General John McCausland commanded the Confederate dismounted cavalry attacks.
(lower right) The Worthingtons purchased this farm and settled here with their family in 1862.
Erected by Monocacy National Battlefield—National Park Service—U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. Click for map. This Marker is located on the grounds of the Worthington House & Farm, Stop 3 on the Auto-Tour route. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Through a Child's Eyes (here, next to this marker); McCausland’s Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Worthington House (within shouting distance of this marker); Worthington-McKinney Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon’s Decisive Attack (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); L'Hermitage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caught in the Crossfire (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thick of the Battle (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Frederick.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an older marker at this location titled, "McCausland's Attack" (see nearby markers)
Also see . . . Monocacy National Battlefield. National Park Service (Submitted on April 5, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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