Near Myersville in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Invasion & Retreat
To follow in their footsteps and to discover their stories, stop by any Welcome Center or local Visitor Center to pick up a Gettysburg: Invasion & Retreat Civil War Trail map-guide. Please drive carefully as you enjoy the history and beauty of Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 31.61′ N, 77° 36.251′ W. Touch for map. This marker is located at the I-70 east rest area. Marker is in this post office area: Myersville MD 21773, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Road (here, next to this marker); 1862 Antietam Campaign (a few steps from this marker); The Battle of Antietam (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Camp David (about 500 feet away); Explore Maryland at the Crossroads of Conflict (about 500 feet away); Explore Maryland as the Crucible of the Nation (about 500 feet away); The Historic National Road (about 500 feet away); Underground Railroad (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myersville.
More about this marker. This is one of the standard Gettysburg Campaign markers used throughout Maryland and Virginia, and is duplicated at other locations. The maker features a map of depicting unit movements during the campaign and other Civil War Trails locations. The map has portraits of Gens. Robert E. Lee and George G. Meade. A painting depicts a scene from the campaign with the caption, “Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his staff approach Mercerburg.”
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 937 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 3, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.