Conococheague in Washington 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 series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
Location. 39° 39.397′ N, 77° 51.076′ W. Marker is in Conococheague, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Rufus Wilson Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clear Spring MD 21722, 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. Wilson’s Store (a few steps from this marker); Wilson Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Wilson Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); “The Bank Road” (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Miller's Tavern & Spickler's Buggy Factory (approx. 0.8 miles away); Shielding the Army (approx. 2.7 miles away); Capt. Samuel G. Prather (approx. 3½ miles away).
More about this marker. This is one of the standard Gettysburg Campaign markers used throughout Maryland and Virginia, and is duplicated at other locations. The maker features a map of depicting unit movements during the campaign and other Civil War Trails locations. The map
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,364 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.