Oakland in Garrett County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Invasion & Retreat
To follow in their footsteps and to discover their stories, stop by any Welcome Center or local Visitor Center to pick up a Gettysburg: Invasion & Retreat Civil War Trail map-guide. Please drive carefully as you enjoy the history and beauty of Maryland Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical marker War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails, and the Maryland, Gettysburg Campaign: Invasion & Retreat series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
Location. 39° 24.603′ N, 79° 24.518′ W. Marker is in Oakland, Maryland, in Garrett County. Marker is on East Liberty Street west of South 2nd Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 117 East Liberty Street, Oakland MD 21550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1884 Oakland Train Station (a few steps from this marker); Our Benefactors (a few steps from this marker); Oakland (a few steps from this marker); 1955 B&O Railroad Caboose (a few steps from this marker); 1920 Baldwin Steam Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
More about this marker. One of the series of Maryland Civil War Trails markers.
Also see . . . The Gettysburg Campaign. From Dick Weeks's Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War. (Submitted on August 17, 2006.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,295 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 2. submitted on August 17, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 30, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.