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Middletown in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Commemoration

 
 
In Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
1. In Commemoration Marker
Inscription. In Commemoration of that period in Civil War history from September 14, 1862 through January, 1863 when this building was commandeered and used by the United States Federal Government as an army hospital to care for casualties resulting from the Battle of South Mountain September 14, 1862 and the Battle of Antietam September 17, 1862 and other skirmishes which took place locally during these battles.

Placed in tribute to the hundreds of men who died or were hospitalized within these walls by Evangelical Lutheran Church Zion September 13, 1970
 
Erected by Evangelical Lutheran Church Zion.
 
Location. 39° 26.639′ N, 77° 32.795′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street / Old National Road (Alternate U.S. 40) and North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street / Old National Road. Touch for map. Located on the front face of the Zion Lutheran Church. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown MD 21769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 29 West Main Street (here, next to this marker); 31 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker);
Zion Lutheran Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
2. Zion Lutheran Church
13 West Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Clovinger House (within shouting distance of this marker); 8 West Main Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Coblentz-Long Building (about 300 feet away); Middletown in the Civil War (about 300 feet away); The Arnett Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Zion Lutheran Church of Middletown. (Submitted on July 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Memorial for Congregation Leaders image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
3. Memorial for Congregation Leaders
In addition to the marker, there are several memorials on the church grounds, including this obelisk memorial to some of the congregation's past minsters and leaders.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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