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Port Tobacco in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“Brentland”

 
 
"Brentland" Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, April 19, 2008
1. "Brentland" Marker
Inscription.  
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Birthplace of Acting Brigadier General Joseph Lancaster Brent, C.S.A. (1826-1909). He served in the Trans-Mississippi Department during the Civil War and took part in the siege of Vicksburg.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 29.424′ N, 77° 4.072′ W. Marker is in Port Tobacco, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is at the intersection of Port Tobacco Road (Maryland Route 6) and Blossom Point Road on Port Tobacco Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Tobacco MD 20677, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Retreat (approx. 1.7 miles away); Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer (approx. 2.2 miles away); Chapel Point Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); Port Tobacco (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mulberry Grove - Birthplace of John Hanson (approx. 2.8 miles away); John Hanson
The marker as viewed from Blossom Point Road. Port Tobacco Road (State Route 6) is in background. image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, April 19, 2008
2. The marker as viewed from Blossom Point Road. Port Tobacco Road (State Route 6) is in background.
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Port Tobacco Jail (approx. 2.9 miles away); St. Ignatius Catholic Church (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Tobacco.
 
Also see . . .  Brentland, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on January 17, 2019.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USWar, US Civil
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,497 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 20, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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