Emmitsburg in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Army of the Potomac
July 4, 1863
Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Westminster via Emmitsburg to Monterey. The Third Brigade, Second Cavalry Division from Gettysburg to Hunterstown and the Third Cavalry Division from Gettysburg via Emmitsburg to Monterey.
Fight at Monterey Gap Pa. and skirmishes at Fairfield Gap Pa. and near Emmitsburg Md.
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 42.131′ N, 77° 19.666′ W. Marker is in Emmitsburg, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on South Seton Avenue (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the Emmitsburg Post Office. Marker is in this post office area: Emmitsburg MD 21727, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); Emmitsburg Sisters of Charity (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Mount Saint Mary's College (within shouting distance of Gen. John F. Reynolds (approx. 0.2 miles away); Daughters of Charity (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Joseph's Valley Camp (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Spirit of the American Doughboy (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emmitsburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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