Bel Air in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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Some Harford County residents served in the U.S. Army, and two of them received the Medal of Honor: Sgt. Alfred Hilton, Company H, 4th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops, and Col. Charles Phelps, 7th Maryland Volunteer Infantry. Other citizens joined the Confederate States Army. They included Capt. William Bissell, 8th Virginia Infantry Regiment, Pickettís Division, and Gen. James J. Archer, A. P. Hillís Division. Bissellís hotel stood across the street from the courthouse, where Archer,s portrait
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 32.133′ N, 76° 20.917′ W. Marker is in Bel Air, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Office Street, on the right on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bel Air MD 21014, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Bel Air (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Bel Air (within shouting distance of this marker); Sacred to the Memory of the Men of Harford County (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The Door" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hays House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bel Air.
More about this marker. Located on Court House lawn.
Categories. • Landmarks • Military • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,235 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 22, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.