Leitersburg 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 at a pull of inside the triangle of the intersection. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21742, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Retreat into Maryland (here, next to this marker); Erected in Honor of the Boys (approx. half a mile away); Leitersburg Bridge No. 2 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Forge Farm (approx. 2.8 miles away); Old Forge Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 3.3 miles away); Mason and Dixon Line (approx. 3½ miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leitersburg.
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 with the caption, “Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his staff approach Mercerburg.”
Also see . . . Civil War Traveler Tour Guide - Gettysburg Campaign. (Submitted on January 14, 2008, 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 January 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,093 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.