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Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rockville

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 4, 2021
1. Rockville Marker
Inscription.  General J.E.B. Stuart's Confederate cavalry occupied Rockville June 28, 1863, and captured 150 U.S. wagons along the Washington Road. From here they marched to Gettysburg. In July, 1864, General Jubal Early passed through Rockville on his way to and from Washington.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission; Maryland Historical Trust; Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 5.039′ N, 77° 9.082′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Courthouse Square. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 28 Courthouse Sq, Rockville MD 20850, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Montgomery County Court House (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (a few steps from this marker); Court House Square (a few steps from this marker); Bicentennial of Maryland's Ratification of the Constitution (a few steps from this marker); Red Brick Courthouse
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 4, 2021
2. Rockville Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); 1891 Red Brick Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Gibbs v. Broome, et al. / 1931 Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has replaced the linked marker, which has different erecting organizations credited as well as slightly different formatting.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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