Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Monocacy National Battlefield
This National Park System site preserves the Maryland countryside where this crucial engagement took place. Wayside exhibits interpreting the sequence of major events in the day-long battle are located at key sites. Further information about touring the historic landscape by car and foot is available in the visitor center.
Erected by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. 39° 22.045′ N, 77° 23.244′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Urbana Pike (Maryland Route 355), on Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Monocacy National Battlefield (here, next to this marker); Gambrill Mill (here, next to this marker); A Bold Plan (within shouting distance of this marker); Monocacy Battlefield (within shouting distance of this marker); Edgewood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Retreat (about 700 feet away); Burning the Bridge (about 700 feet away); Brush Creek Crossing (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a map of the battlefield showing troop movements and important locations. Several photographs appear along the bottom of the marker. These depict the Maryland and United Daughters of the Confederacy Memorial; Gambrill Mill; the 14th New Jersey Memorial; and Confederate graves at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Fredrick.
Also see . . . Monocacy National Battlefield. National Park Service website. (Submitted on April 23, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 723 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.