Silver Spring in Montgomery County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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Who Fell in Front of
July 12, 1864.
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Location. 39° 0.319′ N, 77° 2.27′ W. Marker is in Silver Spring, Maryland, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Georgia Avenue (Maryland Route 97) and Grace Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Georgia Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in the church yard of Grace Episcopal Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1607 Grace Church Rd, Silver Spring MD 20910, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Silver Spring in the Civil War (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); Jubal Earlys Raid on Washington (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing. ); Xeriscape Demonstration Project (approx. half a mile away); Original Federal Boundary Stone North (approx. 0.7 miles away); Modern Banking (approx. 0.7 miles away); 24-Hour Service Building Blocks (approx. 0.8 miles away); Silver Opportunity (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silver Spring.
Regarding Confederate Monument. These 17 confederates were originally buried in scattered locations around Silver Spring. In 1874 they were re-interred in cemetery space donated by Montgomery Blair. This monument was erected in 1897 when the 17 confederate graves were moved again to make way for a street-car track running along Georgia Avenue.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 6, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on August 6, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 6, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.