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Ellicott City in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To Preserve the Union

 
 
To Preserve the Union Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 20, 2017
1. To Preserve the Union Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the men from
Howard County who fought
To preserve the Union during
the American Civil War
from 1861 to 1865


Union Units with companies raised in
Howard County during the war:

The Patapsco Guards, Independent Company Infantry
1st Maryland Volunteer Infantry
3rd Maryland Volunteer Infantry
3rd Potomac Home Brigade Company I
2nd Maryland Volunteer Cavalry Company C
4th Maryland Volunteer Infantry U. S. Colored Troops
39th Maryland Volunteer Infantry U. S. Colored Troops
Presented by Historic Ellicott City, Inc.

 
Erected by Historic Ellicott City, Inc.
 
Location. 39° 16.053′ N, 76° 47.703′ W. Marker is in Ellicott City, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Main Street (Frederick Road) (Maryland Route 144), on the left when traveling south on Maryland Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2711 Maryland Avenue, Ellicott City MD 21043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Road Versus Rails (within shouting distance of this marker); B&O Railroad Station (within shouting distance of
To Preserve the Union Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 20, 2017
2. To Preserve the Union Marker
this marker); The Phoenix Emporium (within shouting distance of this marker); Turntable & Track (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Stone Tavern House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellicott City Station, 1831 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Lauman House (within shouting distance of this marker); “Great Panes” (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ellicott City.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Flag of the Patapsco Guard image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, January 3, 2018
3. Flag of the Patapsco Guard
In the B&O Railroad Museum.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 23, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 23, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   3. submitted on January 4, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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