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Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Edward Mayberry Mobley

1825-1906

— Military Figure —

 
 
Edward Mayberry Mobley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2017
1. Edward Mayberry Mobley Marker
Inscription.  In 1862 Mobley organized volunteers from Hagerstown to serve in the Civil War, forming Co. A, 7th Maryland Infantry (US). He served as its captain. He was promoted to major in January, 1864 and commanded the regiment in numerous battles. on August 18, 1864, the regiment was engaged in fierce fighting at the battle of Weldon Railroad, Virginia. The entire color guard was shot down. In an act of conspicuous bravery, Mobley received a serious neck wound while saving his regiment's flag from capture by the rebels. his heroism earned commendations from his superiors in their official reports. Mobley commanded the regiment at the surrender of lee's army, and he was promoted to Brevet Colonel in 1865 for meritorious service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is August 18, 1864.
 
Location. 39° 37.942′ N, 77° 43.399′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West Memorial Boulevard and South Potomac Street. This marker is part of the Hagerstown Circle of Achievement in Memorial Park.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maurice Edward Frock (here, next to this marker); Anna Spencer Brugh Singer (here, next to this marker); Jacob Francis Wheaton (here, next to this marker); Henry Kyd Douglas (here, next to this marker); Thomas Kennedy (here, next to this marker); Matthias Peter Möller (here, next to this marker); John V. Jamison, Sr. and John V. Jamison Jr. (here, next to this marker); Mary Lemist Titcomb (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
Edward Mayberry Mobley Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2017
2. Edward Mayberry Mobley Marker
This marker is the second from the top marker on the fourth panel of the Hagerstown Circle of Achievement.
Edward Mayberry Mobley image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 9, 2017
3. Edward Mayberry Mobley
Close-up of image on marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 20, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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