Union Bridge in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Union Bridge - Reynolds’ Last Journey
At Westminster, the main supply depot for the Union army at Gettysburg, the car carrying Reynolds’ body stalled in the heavy military traffic. Gen. Herman Haupt, a fellow Pennsylvanian and chief of U. S. military railroads, arranged for the car to pass through to Baltimore unimpeded. Reynolds was interred in Lancaster Cemetery on July 4.
After the battle, thousands of wounded soldiers
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails series list.
Location. 39° 34.237′ N, 77° 10.622′ W. Marker is in Union Bridge, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is at Western Maryland Railroad Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union Bridge MD 21791, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Western Maryland Railway Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); World's First Reaping Machine (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blue Ridge College Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Safety Follows Wisdom (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elmer A. Wolfe High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Birthplace of William Henry Rinehart (approx. 0.4 miles away); The First Reaping Machine (approx. half a mile away); “Pipe Creek Meeting” (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Bridge.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,094 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 2. submitted on December 7, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on November 15, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.