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

General J. E. B. Stuart

 
 
General J.E.B. Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, October 2, 2021
1. General J.E.B. Stuart Marker
Inscription.  General J.E.B. Stuart with General Wade Hampton attacked a large force of Pennsylvania militia under Governor Curtin and General John F. Reynolds near here September 20, 1862. Outnumbered, he retired across the Potomac. He desired to seize federal supplies at Hagerstown.
 
Erected by the Maryland Historic Trust and the 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 September 20, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 36.61′ N, 77° 47.35′ W. Marker is near Williamsport, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Virginia Avenue (U.S. 11) south of Donelson Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport MD 21795, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. One of Lee’s Ammunition Trains (approx. one mile away); Springfield Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Wagoner's Fight - July 6, 1863 (approx. 1˝ miles away); Williamsport (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named The Springfield Farm
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(approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Williamsport (approx. 1.6 miles away); Boy Scout Troop 17, 100 Years Old (approx. 1.6 miles away); Band Stand (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
General J. E. B. Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. General J. E. B. Stuart Marker
General J. E. B. Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
3. General J. E. B. Stuart Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,363 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on August 19, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on December 19, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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