Near Big Pool in Washington 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.
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Located in the parking lot for Fort Frederick State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Big Pool MD 21711, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Road (here, next to this marker); “...to protect, preserve...and provide access thereto for the public.” (within shouting distance of this marker); "Old Fort Frederick" (within shouting distance of this marker); “...a place of Arms...would be absolutely neccessary” (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Frederick (approx. ¼ mile away); Nathan Williams (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Frederick Officers’ Quarters (approx. ¼ mile away); Big Pool Junction (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Big Pool.
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
Also see . . . Civil War Traveler - The Gettysburg Campaign. (Submitted on July 5, 2010, 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 July 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.