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Near Williamsport in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General J. E. B. Stuart

 
 
General J. E. B. Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. General J. E. B. Stuart Marker
Inscription. General J.E.B. Stuart with General Wade Hampton attacked a large force of Pennsylvania militia under Governor Curtin and General John F. Reynolds near here September 20, 1862. Outnumbered, he retired across the Potomac. He desired to seize federal supplies at Hagerstown.
 
Erected by the Maryland Historic Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 36.61′ N, 77° 47.35′ W. Marker is near Williamsport, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Virginia Avenue (U.S. 11) south of Donelson Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williamsport MD 21795, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. One of Lee’s Ammunition Trains (approx. one mile away); Springfield Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away); Williamsport (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Williamsport (approx. 1.6 miles away); Murder of Dewitt Clinton Rench (Rentch) (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsport.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
General J. E. B. Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. General J. E. B. Stuart Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,888 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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