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

Bridgeport

 
 
Bridgeport Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Bridgeport Marker
Inscription. As part of General Meade’s screen for Washington as the Confederates invaded Maryland and Pennsylvania, the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac, arrived here June 30, 1863, from Taneytown, next day General Daniel E. Sickles marched this Corps to Emmittsburg.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 40.681′ N, 77° 13.474′ W. Marker is in Taneytown, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Maryland Route 140 0.1 miles east of Bullfrog Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Taneytown MD 21787, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Army of the Potomac (approx. 2.5 miles away); Taneytown Memorial Park (approx. 2.5 miles away); Taneytown (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (approx. 2.6 miles away); 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington (approx. 2.8 miles away); "Steps of the Sisters" (approx. 2.8 miles away); Everyone is Welcome (approx. 2.8 miles away); Adam Good Tavern (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taneytown.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Looking west toward Emmitsburg image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. Looking west toward Emmitsburg
 
 
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 1,355 times since then and 48 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.
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