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Nanjemoy in Charles County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A.

 
 
General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. A. Pimentel, March 15, 2008
1. General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A. Marker
Inscription.  Commander of the “Excelsior Brigade”, New York Volunteers, maintained headquarters here October 1861 to March 1862.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1862.
 
Location. 38° 29.756′ N, 77° 13.346′ W. Marker is in Nanjemoy, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Port Tobacco Road (Maryland Route 6), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5140 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy MD 20662, 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. Budds Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); General Joseph Hooker U.S.A. (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nanjemoy Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Washington's Farm (approx. 2.9 miles away); Points of Interest (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mallows Bay (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Mallows Bay (approx. 2.9 miles away); Rum Point (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nanjemoy.
 
Regarding General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A..
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Daniel Sickles has the notoriety of being the first person to use the "temporary insanity" defense in the US. He murdered his wife's lover on the grounds of the White House. He was acquitted of the charge.
 
View from eastbound lane of Rt. 6 (Port Tobacco Rd.) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By M. A. Pimentel, March 15, 2008
2. View from eastbound lane of Rt. 6 (Port Tobacco Rd.)
Major General Daniel E. Sickles image. Click for full size.
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3. Major General Daniel E. Sickles
from Battles and leaders of the Civil War by Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clough Buel, Vol. 3, 1887.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,755 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland.   3. submitted on December 10, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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