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A Final Tribute

Battle of Westminster

 

— Corbit's Charge, June 29, 1863 —

 
A Final Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 5, 2016
1. A Final Tribute Marker
Inscription.  The City of Westminster and the citizens of Carroll County proudly honor the brave men of the 1st Delaware Cavalry and the vanguard of Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry who fought and died during this engagement in the Gettysburg Campaign. We comment the citizens of Westminster for selflessly opening their hearts and homes to care for the wounded.
 
Erected 2006 by The Mayor and Common Council of Westminster and the County Commissioners of Carroll County, Maryland.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 34.283′ N, 76° 59.344′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Memorial is on Court Place, on the left when traveling east. Marker is within the Westminster Memorial Park, across from the Court House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21157, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carroll County Vietnam Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Divided Loyalties (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac
Captain Charles Corbit, U.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By from Gettysburg Daily, unknown
2. Captain Charles Corbit, U.S.A.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Aftermath of Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Memorial Gateway (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Corbit's Charge (about 700 feet away); Gettysburg Campaign (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Corbit's Charge. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on April 13, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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