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Near Cooksville in Howard County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cooksville

 
 
Cooksville Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2007
1. Cooksville Marker
Inscription. Site of a skirmish between confederate cavalry commanded by General J.E.B. Stuart, and Maryland militia on June 29, 1863. The Confederates easily defeated their opposition and continued northwardly towards Hood’s Mill and Westminster.
 
Erected by the Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 39° 19.262′ N, 77° 1.181′ W. Marker is near Cooksville, Maryland, in Howard County. Marker is at the intersection of Roxbury Mills Road (Maryland Route 97) and Old Frederick Road (Maryland Route 144), on the right when traveling north on Roxbury Mills Road. Touch for map. It is in the Park-And-Ride lot at I-70 Exit 76. Marker is in this post office area: Cooksville MD 21723, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gettysburg Campaign (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Cooksville (here, next to this marker); Cooksville High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Charles Alexander Warfield (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Lisbon (approx. 2.8 miles away); Moving Goods on the National Road (approx.
Three Markers image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2007
2. Three Markers
3.1 miles away); The Historic Sykesville Colored Schoolhouse (approx. 3.8 miles away); The Sykesville Bypass Bridge (approx. 4 miles away); Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Station (approx. 4 miles away); Sykesville (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cooksville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,029 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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