Near Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
This Boulder Overlooks the Monocacy Battlefield
– of –
The Southern Solders
who fell in the battle
fought July 9, 1864
which resulted in
a Confederate victory
Erected July 9, 1914
Fitzhugh Lee Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy
of Frederick, Maryland
Erected 1914 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 39° 22.585′ N, 77° 23.821′ W. Marker is near Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Urbana Pike (State Highway 355), on the right when traveling south. Located at a pull off, just where Urbana Pike narrows down to two lane traffic as it enters the Monocacy National Battlefield. This was stop one on the auto tour of the Monocacy Battlefield before the Best Farm was fully opened to the public. However, parking at the stop is limited and caution Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Monocacy (here, next to this marker); Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee, "Stonewall" Jackson and Longstreet Sept. 6-9, 1862. (here, next to this marker); Monocacy Battlefield (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lost Order (about 500 feet away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 500 feet away); Battle Begins (about 500 feet away); A Bold Plan (about 600 feet away); Confederates Invade Maryland (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Also see . . .
1. Monocacy National Battlefield. From the National Park Service. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Architectural Look at the New Visitors Center. (Submitted on October 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Monocacy Battlefield Markers. This marker is among several describing the battle of Monocacy, to "tour" the battlefield see the related markers. (Submitted on November 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,719 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on September 4, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 5. submitted on October 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.