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African American Soldiers from Montgomery County Marker image, Touch for more information
By Allen C. Browne, July 26, 2015
African American Soldiers from Montgomery County Marker
Maryland (Montgomery County), Beallsville — African American Soldiers from Montgomery County1861-1865
Black men — both free and enslaved — were called upon to fight in the Civil War which ultimately led to the dismantlement of slavery, that ‘peculiar institution.’ As the Civil War dragged on, the state newspapers exaggerated . . . — Map (db m86905) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Beallsville — BeallsvilleSquabble at the cemetery: Whose flag flies today? — Antietam Campaign 1862
On September 9, 1862, the running engagement between Illinois, Indiana, and Virginia cavalry units that began the day before in Poolesville continued in Beallsville when two Federal regiments forced the single regiment of Virginia cavalrymen posted . . . — Map (db m1681) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Beallsville — Brewer Farmstead
Family Farming Dr. William Brewer acquired 583 acres in a land grant known as “Woodstock Manor,” in 1838. Woodstock was two miles from Dr. Brewer's primary residence, Aix-La-Chappell where he provided medical treatment to the . . . — Map (db m86904) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Beallsville — Equestrian Heritage
Importance of Horses Horses were brought to this continent by Spanish explorers in the 16th centu­ry. Their speed and endurance were invaluable in the New World. In early America. specific breeds were relatively unknown. Horses were . . . — Map (db m86431) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Beallsville — In Loving MemoryConfederate Memorial
“In loving memory of the valor and self-sacrifice of the Maryland soldiers in the Confederate Army whose names are inscribed hereon” War of 1861 — 1865 J. Collison White     Richard R. Hays Thomas H. White     James . . . — Map (db m86183) WM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Beallsville — Seneca Stone Barn
Restoring History This circa 1800 stable was built either by the Young family or the Fisher family of Seneca sandstone most likely quarried nearby on the Potomac River. Seneca stone was prized for its ruddy variegated color, local . . . — Map (db m86368) HM

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