Near Bolivar in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Hospital Site
Henry Shoemaker House
was used as a hospital site during
the Maryland Campaign 1862.
courtesy of S.H.A.F
Erected by Save Historic Antietam Foundation.
Location. 39° 28.085′ N, 77° 35.687′ W. Marker is near Bolivar, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Historic National Road (Alternate U.S. 40), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Middletown MD 21769, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reno Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Maj. Gen. Jesse L. Reno (approx. 1.2 miles away); Near Here in Wise’s Field (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Maryland Campaign of 1862 (approx. 1.2 miles away); Deaths of Two Generals (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Lost Orders (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Battle for Fox’s Gap (approx. 1.2 miles away); Stonewall Regiment (approx. 1.2 miles away).
Additional keywords. "National Road"
Categories. • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil •
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