Union Mills in Carroll County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Deﬁance at Union Mills
Just hours after the Confederates departed the next day, Gen. George Sykesís footsore and fatigued Union V Corps marched into Union Mills from Frizzelburg and camped in the fields and meadows nearby along Big Pipe Creek. A lieutenant in the 4th Michigan Infantry wrote home that he “washed in a rapid stream at Union Mills,” indulging in a brief respite from the heat. When 62-year-old Gen. James Barnes needed a bed for the night Shriver gave him the room once occupied by Washington Irving decades earlier. On the morning
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 40.015′ N, 77° 1.054′ W. Marker is in Union Mills, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker can be reached from Littlestown Pike Rt 97. Touch for map. Marker is in park next to the Millerís House. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21158, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); Union Mills (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Union Mills (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania (approx. 4.6 miles away in Pennsylvania); Westminster MD War Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away); Christ Reformed Church (approx. 6.4 miles away in Pennsylvania); Headquarters Second Corps Army of the Potomac (approx. 6.4 miles away); Divided Loyalties (approx. 6.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union Mills.
Categories. • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
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 1,658 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.