Cearfoss 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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 41.999′ N, 77° 46.622′ W. Marker is in Cearfoss, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairview Road (County Route 494) and Greencastle Pike (Maryland Road 63), on the right when traveling east on Fairview Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17035 Fairview Road, Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crossing the Mason and Dixon (here, next to this marker); Mason and Dixon Line (approx. 1˝ miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 3.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Shielding the Army (approx. 4.1 miles away); United States Colored Troops (approx. 4.6 miles away); Corporal William Othello Wilson (approx. 4.7 miles away); Wilson Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Cumberland Valley Railroad (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cearfoss.
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 has portraits of Gens. Robert E. Lee and George G. Meade. A painting depicts a scene from the campaign with the caption, Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his staff approach Mercerburg.
Also see . . . Gettysburg Campaign. Civil War Traveler page detailing the various stops on the Gettysburg Campaign Trail through Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania. (Submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,260 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on August 22, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.