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To Preserve the Union

 
 
To Preserve the Union Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, December 20, 2017
1. To Preserve the Union Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the men from
Howard County who fought
To preserve the Union during
the American Civil War
from 1861 to 1865


Union Units with companies raised in
Howard County during the war:

The Patapsco Guards, Independent Company Infantry
1st Maryland Volunteer Infantry
3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry
3rd Potomac Home Brigade Company I
2nd Maryland Volunteer Cavalry Company C
4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry U. S. Colored Troops
39th Maryland Volunteer Infantry U. S. Colored Troops
Presented by Historic Ellicott City, Inc.

 
Erected by Historic Ellicott City, Inc.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 16.053′ N, 76° 47.703′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Memorial is at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Main Street (Frederick Road) (Maryland Route 144), on the left when traveling south on Maryland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is
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at or near this postal address: 2711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. B&O Railroad Station (a few steps from this marker); Roads versus Rails (within shouting distance of this marker); Turntable & Track (within shouting distance of this marker); The Patapsco Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Phoenix Emporium (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Tavern House (within shouting distance of this marker); Baltimore and Frederick Turnpike Milestone (within shouting distance of this marker); The Freight House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
To Preserve the Union Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, December 20, 2017
2. To Preserve the Union Marker
Flag of the Patapsco Guard image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, January 3, 2018
3. Flag of the Patapsco Guard
In the B&O Railroad Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 356 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 23, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3. submitted on January 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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