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Indian Head in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Joseph Hooker U.S.A.

 
 
General Joseph Hooker U.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
1. General Joseph Hooker U.S.A. Marker
Inscription.  Maintained headquarters here at Chicamuxen Methodist Church from October, 1861, to March, 1862, when over 12,000 Union troops were camped along the Potomac River in Charles County.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryNotable PlacesWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 38° 32.065′ N, 77° 13.261′ W. Marker is in Indian Head, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Chicamuxen Road (Maryland Route 224). Marker is adjacent to the church cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6255 Chicamuxen Road, Indian Head MD 20640, 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. Rum Point (approx. 1.3 miles away); General Smallwood's Gravesite (approx. 2.1 miles away); Budds Ferry (approx. 2.2 miles away); Explore your Chesapeake (approx. 2.4 miles away); Rich Resources
General Joseph Hooker U.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
2. General Joseph Hooker U.S.A. Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 2.6 miles away); Join the Adventure (approx. 2.6 miles away); Christian Temple Manor (approx. 2.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Chicamuxen United Methodist Church, Maryland Inventory of Historic Properties. (Submitted on January 21, 2019.)
 
Additional keywords. Army of the Potomac.
 
Chicamuxen United Methodist Church, site of the General Hooker marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 9, 2008
3. Chicamuxen United Methodist Church, site of the General Hooker marker
General Joseph Hooker, U.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, January 18, 2019
4. General Joseph Hooker, U.S.A. Marker
Chicamuxen United Methodist Church exterior image. Click for full size.
By David Lassman, January 18, 2019
5. Chicamuxen United Methodist Church exterior
Looking north at church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,112 times since then and 21 times this year. Last updated on December 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 9, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland.   4. submitted on January 21, 2019.   5. submitted on August 5, 2019. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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