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Front Royal in Warren County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Brother Against Brother

 
 
Brother Against Brother Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 29, 2007
1. Brother Against Brother Marker
Inscription. The First Maryland Regiment, U.S.A., was part of the force holding this town when it was attacked by Stonewall Jackson, May 23, 1862. With Jackson was the First Maryland Regiment, C.S.A. The two regiments were arrayed against each other.
 
Erected 1932 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number J-17.)
 
Location. 38° 55.363′ N, 78° 11.626′ W. Marker is in Front Royal, Virginia, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of North Royal Avenue (Business U.S. 340) and Chester Street, on the right when traveling north on North Royal Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Front Royal VA 22630, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Front Royal (here, next to this marker); Bel Air (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County Korea & Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Capture of Front Royal (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County 9/11 Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Warren County World War I & II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Front Royal.
 
Regarding Brother Against Brother.
Battle Marker and J 17 in the Angle image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 29, 2007
2. Battle Marker and J 17 in the Angle
These two markers sit in an angle created by the intersection of North Royal Avenue and Chester Street.
This marker is one of several from a driving tour of the Front Royal Battlefield. The markers are listed in sequence on the Battle of Front Royal Virtual Tour by Markers link below.
 
Also see . . .
1. History of 1st Maryland Infantry Regiment, US. (Submitted on July 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. History of 1st Maryland Infantry Regiment, CSA. (Submitted on July 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Battle of Front Royal Virtual Tour by Markers. (Submitted on November 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,420 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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