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New Market in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

New Market in the Civil War

 
 
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 9, 2019
1. New Market in the Civil War Marker
Photo of replacement to the original marker. The wording is identical to the previous marker.
Inscription.  This area was patrolled by Confederate troops under the command of Gen. Fitz Hugh Lee at the time of General Robert E. Lee's invasion of Maryland in September 1862.

Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his Confederate cavalry escaping from Union forces passed through New Market on return from their raid in Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 22.981′ N, 77° 16.232′ W. Marker is in New Market, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 144) and Strawberry Alley, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Market MD 21774, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 13 West Main Street (here, next to this marker); 9 West Main Street (a few steps from this marker); 5 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); New Market (within shouting distance of this marker); 3 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); a
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 3, 2007
2. New Market in the Civil War Marker
different marker also named New Market (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of New Market (within shouting distance of this marker); Mile Stones of the old National Pike (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
 
Regarding New Market in the Civil War. A partial duplicate of this marker is on the east side of New Market. That marker is missing the last paragraph.
 
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 9, 2019
3. New Market in the Civil War Marker
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 3, 2007
4. New Market in the Civil War Marker
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, February 24, 2008
5. New Market in the Civil War Marker
New Market in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, February 9, 2019
6. New Market in the Civil War Marker
Additional plaque with identical language a couple blocks to the west.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on December 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   4. submitted on December 6, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on February 25, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   6. submitted on February 9, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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