Hancock 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° 41.898′ N, 78° 10.675′ W. 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. St. Thomas Episcopal Church ( here, next to this marker); The National Road ( a few steps from this marker); Hancock ( a few steps from this marker); Hancock Station ( within shouting distance of this marker); St. Thomas Church ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hancock.
Regarding Gettysburg Campaign. Maryland is just two miles wide here at Hancock. West Virginia is just across the Potomac River to the south and Pennsylvania is across the Mason-Dixon Line to the north.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,789 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.