Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
I knew nothing of the situation, or plan of battle, except as apparent to the eye...I received no orders from any source after the first gun was fired in the morning.
First Lieutenant George E. Davis, 10th Vermont Infantry
(top right) On May 27, 1892, George E. Davis received the Medal of Honor for holding "two bridges against repeated assaults of superior numbers... delaying Early's advance on Washington."
Erected by Monocacy National Battlefield—National Park Service—U.S. Department of the Interior.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is located along the 0.5-mile Gambrill Mill Trail at Tour Stop 5 on the auto-tour route. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4823 Urbana Pike, Frederick MD 21704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burning of the Bridge (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Burning the Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Retreat (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Monocacy National Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Monocacy National Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gambrill Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Bold Plan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Monocacy Battlefield (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
Also see . . .
1. Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location titled “Fleeing for Their Lives” (Submitted on April 3, 2015.)
2. Monocacy National Battlefield. National Park Service (Submitted on April 3, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 31, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.