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Middletown in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Middletown in the Civil War

 
 
Middletown in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. Middletown in the Civil War Marker
Inscription. September, 1862, soldiers wounded in the Battle of South Mountain were hospitalized in churches here. July 1863, Gen. Meade established headquarters here as Union Forces pursued Confederates retreating from Gettysburg. July, 1864, Confederate Gen. Early occupied Middletown and collected $1,500 ransom.
 
Erected by the Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 26.632′ N, 77° 32.859′ W. Marker is in Middletown, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Main Street (Alternate U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Next to the Central Maryland Heritage League. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown MD 21769, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Middletown (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Middletown (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Middletown (within shouting distance of this marker); Appleman's Tannery (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua Beckwith House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Middletown in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. Middletown in the Civil War Marker
New Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
3. New Marker Location
The marker has been relocated from the busy intersection of the Old National Road and MD 17. It is now next to the Central Maryland Heritage League.
Middletown in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 24, 2009
4. Middletown in the Civil War Marker
Close Up of the Marker today image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
5. Close Up of the Marker today
The metal weld line may indicate damage to the marker by a passing vehicle, leading to the relocation.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,827 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5. submitted on February 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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