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

Corbitís Charge

 
 
Corbit's Charge Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
1. Corbit's Charge Marker
Inscription. Here June 29, 1863, Captain Charles Corbit led Companies C and D, First Delaware Cavalry, against General J. E. B. Stuartís cavalry division. Though repelled by overwhelming force, the attack delayed Stuart, and was a factor in his failure to reach Gettysburg battlefield before July 2.
 
Erected by Donated by Mrs. Paul J. Nowland through the Delaware Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 33.981′ N, 76° 59.228′ W. Marker is in Westminster, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 32) and Washington Road (Maryland Route 32), on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Westminster MD 21157, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Corbit's Charge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 0.3 miles away); Aftermath of Battle (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (approx. 0.3 miles away); Divided Loyalties
Buildings along Main Street in Westminster image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, October 14, 2007
2. Buildings along Main Street in Westminster
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Westminster (approx. half a mile away); Engagement at Westminster (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Westminster.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Trumbo-Chrest House NRHP Plaque image. Click for full size.
November 24, 2008
3. The Trumbo-Chrest House NRHP Plaque
This house is the one with the brick steps in the middle of the Main Street photo. The plaque is visible just to the left of the front door.
Struck By Gunfire June 29 1863 image. Click for full size.
November 24, 2008
4. Struck By Gunfire June 29 1863
The side of Trumbo-Chrest House has bullet marks from from the fight.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,923 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on November 24, 2008. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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