Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Invasion & Retreat
To follow in their footsteps and to discover their stories, stop by any Welcome Center or local Visitor Center to pick up a Gettysburg: Invasion & Retreat Civil War Trail map-guide. Please drive carefully as you enjoy the history and beauty of Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 24.229′ N, 77° 26.33′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Himes Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the east side entrance to Prospect Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Major General George Gordon Meade (here, next to this marker); Meade Takes Command (here, next to this marker); Battle of Frederick (approx. 0.8 miles away); Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock (approx. 0.9 miles away); War of 1812 Soldier (approx. 1.2 miles away); Thomas Johnson (approx. 1.2 miles away); Jane Hanson National Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Barbara Fritchie: Civil War Heroine (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
More about this marker. This is one of the standard Gettysburg Campaign markers used throughout Maryland and Virginia, and is duplicated at other locations. The maker features a map of depicting unit movements during the campaign and other Civil War Trails locations. The map has portraits of Gens. Robert E. Lee and George G. Meade. A painting depicts a scene from the campaign with the caption, “Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his staff approach Mercerburg.”
Also see . . . Civil War Trails - The Gettysburg Campaign. (Submitted on October 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,569 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.