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Brownsville in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Brownsville, Maryland

 

—Founded 1837 —

 
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By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
1. St. Luke's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. During the civil war, St. Luke’s served as headquarters for General Lafayette McLaws, who’s troops from the Army of Northern Virginia were bivouacked around Brownsville, September 11, 1862. It served as a hospital for his wounded following the Battle of Antietam. Union forces later burned the interior of the church, leaving it a shell until its reconstruction in 1869.
 
Location. 39° 22.444′ N, 77° 39.989′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Boteler Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2150 Boteler Road, Brownsville MD 21715, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Maryland Heights (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brownsville-Burkittsville Pass (approx. 0.6 miles away); Forest of Needwood (approx. 1.7 miles away); “Crampton Gap” (approx. 1.9 miles away); Confederate Retreat (approx. 1.9 miles away); Confederate Forces (approx. 2.3 miles away); Burkittsville (approx. 2.4 miles away); Burkittsville: Henry Burkitt’s Town (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
Also see . . .  St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
2. St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Provides some history of the Church. (Submitted on August 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
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By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
3. St. Luke's Episcopal Church and Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,356 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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