Conococheague in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Invasion & Retreat
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Marker series. Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 39.397′ N, 77° 51.076′ W. Marker is in Conococheague, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Rufus Wilson Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clear Spring MD 21722, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wilson’s Store (a few steps from this marker); Wilson Bridge (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Wilson Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); “The Bank Road” (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Miller's Tavern & Spickler's Buggy Factory (approx. 0.8 miles away); Shielding the Army (approx. 2.7 miles away); Capt. Samuel G. Prather (approx. 3½ miles away).
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.”
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,176 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.