Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Through a Child's Eyes
Monocacy National Battleﬁeld
When the fighting stopped, Glenn helped his family tend to the wounded soldiers who lay in the yard. That afternoon, Glenn was injured while trying to retrieve a bayonet from a pile of burning rifles. A coal from the fire ignited a cartridge, which exploded in his face. Glenn was burned, but fully recovered in a few weeks.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 39° 21.7′ N, 77° 24.101′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Baker Valley Road. Touch for map. Marker is down a long driveway off or Baker Valley Road just east of its underpass of I-270. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21704, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ambush (here, next to this marker); McCausland’s Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Worthington House Worthington-McKinney Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon’s Decisive Attack (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); L'Hermitage (approx. 0.6 miles away); Caught in the Crossfire (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thick of the Battle (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an older marker at this location titled, "Worthington House" (see nearby markers)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 3, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.