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Manchester in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Manchester

 
 
Manchester Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Manchester Marker
Inscription. The Second Cavalry Division and the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, camped about Manchester June 30, 1963. Headquarters for Major General John Sedgwick was located on nearby Old Fort School House Road. On the night of July 1, the Corps left Manchester and went into battle at Gettysburg the next day.
 
Erected by Carroll County Civil War Centennial Committee.
 
Location. 39° 39.679′ N, 76° 53.1′ W. Marker is in Manchester, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 30) and Westminster & York Streets, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manchester MD 21102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Manchester (approx. 0.3 miles away); German Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Spring Garden (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hampstead District (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mason-Dixon Line (approx. 4.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Hoffman Paper Mills (approx. 6 miles away); Union Mills (approx. 7 miles away); Defiance at Union Mills (approx. 7.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manchester.
 
More about this marker.
Looking south on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. Looking south on Main Street
Many of these houses were here in 1863.
The Army of the Potomac was the major Union Army in the Eastern Theater of the American Civil War.
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable EventsNotable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Looking north on Main Street image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
3. Looking north on Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,469 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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