Hagerstown 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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 39° 38.543′ N, 77° 43.183′ W. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14 North Potomac Street, Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hagerstown (here, next to this marker); Treatment of the Wounded (within shouting distance of this marker); First Battle of Hagerstown (within shouting distance of this marker); Hagerstown Ransomed (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Battle of Hagerstown (within shouting distance of this marker); A City Divided (within shouting distance of this marker); Ransom of Hagerstown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Last Confederate Incursion North of the Potomac River (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
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 •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.