Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
We remained under the terrific fire about one hour, in which time we lost one-third of the command killed and wounded.
Corporal Alexandria St. Clair, 16th Virginia Cavalry
(upper center) Brigadier General James B. Ricketts commanded the Union defense at the Thomas Farm.
(middle right) Brigadier General John McCausland commanded the Confederate dismounted cavalry attacks.
(lower right) The Worthingtons purchased this farm and settled here with their family in 1862.
Erected by Monocacy National Battlefield—National Park Service—U.S. Department
Location. 39° 21.701′ N, 77° 24.099′ W. Marker is in Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker can be reached from Baker Valley Road 0.6 miles south of Araby Church Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This Marker is located on the grounds of the Worthington House & Farm, Stop 3 on the Auto-Tour route. 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. Through a Child's Eyes (here, next to this marker); McCausland’s Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Worthington House (within shouting distance of this marker); Worthington-McKinney Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon’s Decisive Attack (was 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 (was 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, "McCausland's Attack" (see nearby markers)
Also see . . . Monocacy National Battlefield. National (Submitted on April 5, 2015.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 319 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 4, 2015, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.