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Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rockville

 
 
Rockville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 7, 2006
1. Rockville Marker
Inscription. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Confederate Cavalry occupied Rockville June 28, 1863, and captured 150 U.S. wagons along the Washington Road. From here they marched to Gettysburg. In July, 1864, Gen. Jubal Early passed through Rockville on his way to and from Washington.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 5.039′ N, 77° 9.097′ W. Marker is in Rockville, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Courthouse Square near North and South Washington Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the old red brick Courthouse. Courthouse square is the pedestrian-only extension of East Montgomery Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Rockville MD 20850, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Red Brick Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Gibbs v. Broome, et al/1931 Courthouse (here, next to this marker); Montgomery County Court House (a few steps from this marker); 1891 Red Brick Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this
Old Red Brick Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Fuchs, January 14, 2006
2. Old Red Brick Courthouse
Three markers are visible in this photo. This marker is on the right, near the sidewalk. The 1891 Red Brick Courthouse Marker is to the left of the courthouse steps. The Montgomery County Court House marker is to the right of the steps.
marker); Court House Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Gen. Edward Braddock and His Men (within shouting distance of this marker); The Confederate Monument (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jubal Early Marches on Washington City - 1864. (Submitted on January 9, 2006.)
2. "Kill-Cavalry" Makes His Reputation. Narrative of arrival of Stuart's cavalry in Rockville. (Submitted on January 9, 2006.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker at Its Original Location image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, March 1977
3. Marker at Its Original Location
Marker was originally in the median on Rockville Pike (State Route 355) just south of Richard Montgomery Drive, as this old photograph attests.
Rockville Sign same spot in 1988 as photo 3 image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, 1988
4. Rockville Sign same spot in 1988 as photo 3
Confederate Monument in downtown Rockville image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, circa 1988
5. Confederate Monument in downtown Rockville
Located at the Courthouse
Detail of Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Stroud, circa 1988
6. Detail of Confederate Monument
"That We Through Life May Not Forget To Love The Thin Gray Line"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,063 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2006, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.   3. submitted on March 19, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on December 20, 2007, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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