Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Nick of Time
Railroads played a major part in the Civil War. The ability to move troops and supplies rapidly over short and long distances had an immediate effect on campaigns and battles. Because of this advantage, railroads would become prime targets for both armies throughout the war.
A large force of veterans have arrived by water, and will be sent immediately [by train]. John W. Garrett, B&O Railroad President
Erected by Monocacy National Battlefield - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 22.302′ N, 77° 23.483′ W. Marker 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. Slave to Soldier (here, next to this marker); Federals Take a Stand (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Commemoration (about 400 feet away); 14th New Jersey Infantry Regiment (about 500 feet away); Desperate Escape (approx. ¼ mile away); Fleeing for Their Lives (approx. ¼ mile away); Burning the Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Monocacy National Battlefield (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Also see . . . Battle of Monocacy by Markers. (Submitted on August 31, 2014, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2014, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 31, 2014, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on August 31, 2014, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5, 6. submitted on November 4, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.