Near Cumberland in Allegany County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
on August 1, 1864,
General McCausland's Confederate
cavalry, returning after burning
Chambersburg, was surprised by
General Kelley's Union troops from
Cumberland. The Confederates
were repulsed and retreated across
the Potomac at Oldtown.
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 40.385′ N, 78° 43.511′ W. Marker is near Cumberland, Maryland, in Allegany County. Marker can be reached from Ali Ghan Shrine Road (Maryland Route 144). The marker is located on the grounds of what is currently the Puccini Restaurant. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12901 Ali Ghan Rd NE, Cumberland MD 21502, 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. A different marker also named Folck's Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Folck's Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Cumberland (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cumberland Surrenders Metropolitan A.M.E. Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Town Clock Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wright Butler House (approx. 2.3 miles away); McNeill’s Raid (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Folck’s Mill. National Park Service Summary. (Submitted on April 12, 2009.)
2. Colonial Manor, National Register of Historic Places. Summary of the NRHP listing. (Submitted on April 12, 2009.)
3. Folck's Mill, National Register of Historic Places. Summary of the NRHP listing. (Submitted on April 12, 2009.)
4. The Battles of McConnellsburg and Cumberland. Article from The Bivouac Banner (Submitted on April 12, 2009.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009. This page has been viewed 1,566 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 12, 2009. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.