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

Near Here in Wise’s Field

 
 
Brigadier General Samuel Garland, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. Brigadier General Samuel Garland, Jr. Marker
Inscription. Near here in Wise's field on the morning of Sept. 14, 1862, Brigadier General Samuel Garland, Jr. C.S.A. of Lynchburg, Virginia fell mortally wounded while leading his men.
 
Erected by Garland-Rhodes Camp 409, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 39° 28.231′ N, 77° 37.037′ W. Marker is in Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Reno Monument Road and the Appalachian Trail, on the left when traveling west on Reno Monument Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deaths of Two Generals (a few steps from this marker); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (a few steps from this marker); The Battle for Fox’s Gap (a few steps from this marker); The Lost Orders (a few steps from this marker); Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Regiment (within
This and Two Other Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. This and Two Other Markers
shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Dahlgren Chapel (approx. 0.9 miles away); South Mountain Summit (approx. one mile away); Battle at South Mountain (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Also see . . .
1. Brigadier General Samuel Garland, Jr., CSA (1830–1862). (Submitted on July 4, 2006.)
2. Brave and Accomplished. This page has a portrait of the General. (Submitted on July 4, 2006.) 

3. Brig. Gen. Samual Garland, Jr. (Submitted on July 4, 2006.)
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
Near Here in Wise’s Field Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 24, 2009
3. Near Here in Wise’s Field Marker
Far right
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,922 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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