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St. Thomas Church

Founded 1835

 
 
St. Thomas Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
1. St. Thomas Church Marker
Inscription. During 1861–62 the church was used as a hospital by Union troops of 39th Illinois Regiment Volunteers, 5th Connecticut Regiment Volunteers, 46th Pennsylvania Regiment Volunteers, and 28th New York Regiment Volunteers, under Colonel Williams. Their batteries were placed around and behind the church to repel Stonewall Jackson’s batteries, on the opposite hill in West Virginia.
 
Erected by the State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 41.93′ N, 78° 10.67′ W. Marker is in Hancock, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Maryland Route 144) and Church Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hancock MD 21750, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The National Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Thomas Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Hancock (within shouting distance of this marker); Hancock Station (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hancock.
 
Regarding St. Thomas Church.
St. Thomas Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
2. St. Thomas Church Marker
Saint Thomas Church is at the end of Church Street, one block north of this marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. Saint Thomas Episcopal Parish History. (Submitted on December 6, 2006.)
2. A Brief History of Hancock, Maryland – Part 2. (Submitted on December 6, 2006.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.War, US Civil
 
St. Thomas Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, August 5, 2006
3. St. Thomas Church
Photographer is standing on Church Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,663 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 6, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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