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General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A.

 
 
General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 15, 2008
1. General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A. Marker
Inscription. Commander of the “Excelsior Brigade”, New York Volunteers, maintained headquarters here October 1861 to March 1862.
 
Erected by Charles County Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 29.756′ N, 77° 13.346′ W. Marker is in Nanjemoy, Maryland, in Charles County. Marker is on Port Tobacco Road (Maryland Route 6), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5140 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy MD 20662, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Budds Ferry (approx. 1.6 miles away); General Joseph Hooker, U.S.A. (approx. 2.7 miles away); Washington's Farm (approx. 2.9 miles away); Rum Point (approx. 3.1 miles away); Durham Parish (approx. 3.3 miles away); Molly Marine (approx. 4.1 miles away in Virginia); H-3-7 Korea 1950 (approx. 4.1 miles away in Virginia); General Smallwood's Gravesite (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Regarding General Daniel E. Sickles, U.S.A.. Daniel Sickles has the notoriety of being the first person to use the "temporary insanity" defense in the US. He murdered his wife's lover on the grounds of the White House. He was acquitted
View from eastbound lane of Rt. 6 (Port Tobacco Rd.) image. Click for full size.
By M. A. Pimentel, March 15, 2008
2. View from eastbound lane of Rt. 6 (Port Tobacco Rd.)
of the charge.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,368 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 15, 2008, by M. A. Pimentel of Waldorf, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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