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Near Havre de Grace in Harford County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rock Run

 
 
Rock Run Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
1. Rock Run Marker
Inscription. Rock Run House, the home of Brigadier-General James J. Archer, who resigned from the United States Army to join the Confederacy. Wounded and captured at Gettysburg July 1, 1863, General Archer died in Richmond October 24, 1864, shortly after his exchange.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 36.476′ N, 76° 8.631′ W. Marker is near Havre de Grace, Maryland, in Harford County. Marker is on Rock Run Road 0.1 miles north of Stafford Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Havre de Grace MD 21078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Run Landing (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Run Mill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith’s Falls (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Rock Run Mill (approx. one mile away); River Crossing (approx. 1.1 miles away); John A. J. Creswell (approx. 1.5 miles away); On Alert (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gerry House (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Havre de Grace.
 
Also see . . .  James Jay Archer (1817–1864).
Rock Run House image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, June 23, 2007
2. Rock Run House
Brief biography on the CivilWarHome.com website. (Submitted on June 24, 2007.) 
 
Categories. LandmarksNotable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,646 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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