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Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac

 
 
Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac Marker
Inscription.  On and about the nearby Babylon Farm Major General Winfield Scott Hancock rested his corps June 29, 1863. On July 1, the corps marched through Taneytown to take part in the Battle of Gettysburg.
 
Erected by Carroll County Civil War Centennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 29, 2003.
 
Location. 39° 35.649′ N, 77° 5.557′ W. Marker is in Uniontown, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Uniontown Road, half a mile east of Maryland Route 84, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21158, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Uniontown (approx. 0.7 miles away); The John Hyder House and Post Office (approx. 1.1 miles away); Weaver - Fox House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Uniontown (approx. 1.3 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 1.4 miles away); Strawbridge Shrine (approx. 3.3 miles away); Gen. Bradley T. Johnson's Raid
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(approx. 3.6 miles away); New Windsor (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Uniontown.
 
Farm near marker. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. Farm near marker.
Winfield Scott Hancock image. Click for full size.
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3. Winfield Scott Hancock
From The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, XXXII, No. 1, May 1886.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2024. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,785 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 28, 2024, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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