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Westminster in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Army of the Potomac

July 3, 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac Marker image. Click for full size.
November 24, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac Marker
Inscription. First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Taneytown to Westminster, the Reserve Brigade of First Cavalry Division from Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg, and the Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Manchester to Westminster.

Battle of Gettysburg, third day; and fight at Fairfield Pa.
 
Location. 39° 34.261′ N, 76° 59.342′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from North Court Street. Touch for map. Marker in on the grounds of the Old Carroll County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Divided Loyalties (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); Aftermath of Battle (a few steps from this marker); Corbit's Charge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Gettysburg Campaign (about 600 feet away); Westminster (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Complete County Rural Free Delivery Service (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Corbitís Charge (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Army of the Potomac Tablet on the front lawn of the Old Carroll County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
November 24, 2008
2. Army of the Potomac Tablet on the front lawn of the Old Carroll County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2008. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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