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Boonsboro in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Welcome to Historic Wise's Field

 
 
Welcome to Historic Wise's Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ira Feller
1. Welcome to Historic Wise's Field Marker
Inscription.  
The land around you was the scene of heavy fighting during the Battle of South Mountain on September 14, 1862. This property is owned by the Central Maryland Heritage League, a non-profit organization. We depend on donations to maintain the land and are currently restoring it to its original 1862 appearance.

Please help us preserve Wise's Field for future generations. Visit our web site at www.cmhl.org
 
Erected by Central Maryland Heritage League.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 14, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 28.23′ N, 77° 37.037′ W. Marker is in Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Reno Monument Road and Lambs Knoll Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Near Here in Wise’s Field (here, next to this marker); Deaths of Two Generals (here, next to this marker); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (a few steps from this marker); The Lost Orders
Welcome to Historic Wise's Field Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher
2. Welcome to Historic Wise's Field Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); The Battle for Fox’s Gap (a few steps from this marker); The "Wiregrass" Georgians (a few steps from this marker); 13th N.C. Regiment of Gen. Garland's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Battle of Fox's Gap image. Click for more information.
via Maryland Department of Natural Resources, unknown
3. Battle of Fox's Gap
Central Maryland Heritage League website entry
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2022, by Ira Feller of West Milford, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 110 times since then. Last updated on May 18, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on January 26, 2022, by Ira Feller of West Milford, New Jersey.   2. submitted on January 28, 2022.   3. submitted on May 18, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022