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Near Cooksville in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cooksville

 
 
Cooksville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2007
1. Cooksville Marker
Inscription.  Site of a skirmish between confederate cavalry commanded by General J.E.B. Stuart, and Maryland militia on June 29, 1863. The Confederates easily defeated their opposition and continued northwardly towards Hood’s Mill and Westminster.
 
Erected by the Maryland 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 June 1863.
 
Location. 39° 19.256′ N, 77° 1.147′ W. Marker is near Cooksville, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of Roxbury Mills Road (Maryland Route 97) and Old Frederick Road (Maryland Route 144), on the right when traveling north on Roxbury Mills Road. It is in the Park-And-Ride lot at I-70 Exit 76. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cooksville MD 21723, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Cooksville (here, next to this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); Roberts Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Simpson & Mount Gregory United Methodist Churches
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Mount Gregory United Methodist Church Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away); Cooksville High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Charles Alexander Warfield (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Lisbon (approx. 2.8 miles away); Moving Goods on the National Road (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cooksville.
 
Three Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2007
2. Three Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,518 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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