Lexington Park in St. Mary's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
United States Colored Troops (USCT)
This monument is dedicated in grateful tribute to the United States Colored Troops of St. Mary's County. It honors Medal of Honor recipients, all Union soldiers and sailors from St. Mary's County who served during the Civil War (1861-1865).
Dedication June 16, 2012
All honor and glory to the emancipated slaves, freedmen, and all noble sons of St. Mary's County who fought during the Civil War to save the Union and secure the heritage of human freedom.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, US Civil.
Location. 38° 15.652′ N, 76° 26.953′ W. Marker is in Lexington Park, Maryland, in St. Mary's County. Memorial is on Rennell Avenue West, 0.2 miles east of Willows Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21550 Willows Rd, Lexington Park MD 20653, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sergeant James H. Harris (here, next to this marker); Private William H. Barnes (here, next to this marker); United States Colored Troops Defining Freedom and Building Community (a few steps from this marker); A "War to end all Wars" (within shouting distance of this marker); Two Worlds / One County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Great Depression and New Opportunities (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington Park.
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