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

Army of the Potomac

June 29, 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac Marker image. Click for full size.
November 24, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac Marker
Inscription. Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Frederick to Middleburg, First and Eleventh Corps marched from Frederick to Emmitsburg, Second Corps from Monocacy Junction via Liberty and Johnsville to Uniontown, Third Corps from near Woodsborough to Taneytown, Fifth Corps from Ballingerís Creek via Frederick and Mount Pleasant to Liberty, Sixth Corps from Hyattstown via New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor, Twelfth Corps from Frederick to Taneytown and Bruceville.

First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division from Middletown via Boonsborough, Cavetown, and Monterey Springs to near Fairfield, Reserve Cavalry Brigade of the First Division from Middletown to Mechanicstown, Second Cavalry Division from New Market and Ridgeville to New Windsor, Third Cavalry Division from Frederick to Littlestown, and the Artillery Reserve from Frederick to Bruceville.

Skirmishes at Muddy Branch and Westminster, Md., and at McConnellsburg and near Oyster Point, Pa.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 34.254′ N, 76° 59.334′ 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
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
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. Aftermath of Battle (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); Divided Loyalties (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 Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westminster MD Town Survey (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 25, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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