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Near Brookeville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Elton

Birthplace of Ridgely Brown, CSA

 

1833-1864

 
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By J. J. Prats, May 20, 2006
1. Elton Marker
Inscription.  May 15, 1862, with seventeen young Marylanders he organized First Maryland cavalry. He served consistently and gallantly, rising from Private to Lt. Colonel. Killed at South Anna River, Virginia, June 1, 1864.
 
Erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy, Maryland Division.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 39° 13.347′ N, 77° 3.578′ W. Marker is near Brookeville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Georgia Avenue (Maryland Route 97) 0.1 miles north of Damascus Road (Maryland Route 650), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3001 Damascus Road, Brookeville MD 20833, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 3 miles
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By J. J. Prats, May 20, 2006
2. Elton Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rachel Carson Greenway (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mills in the Upcounty (approx. 1.4 miles away); Our Agricultural Heritage (approx. 1.4 miles away); Brookeville Schoolhouse (was approx. 2.8 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); The Miller's Cottage (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookeville.
 
Also see . . .  First Maryland Cavalry, CSA. (Submitted on May 20, 2006.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Elton image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 20, 2006
3. Elton
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,443 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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