The Civil War in Darnestown

The Civil War in Darnestown (HM1BRF)

Location: Gaithersburg, MD 20878 Montgomery County
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N 39° 6.218', W 77° 17.452'

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The Civil War

Although no major battles were fought in Darnestown, major troop movements occurred throughout the war.

April 13, 1861? ? -?- ?Fort Sumpter Falls

April 15 1861? ? -?- ?Lincoln calls out 75,000 state militia

May 3, 1861? ? -?- ? Lincoln calls for 42,000 volunteers for three year service

June 1861? -?- ? ?9th New York State Militia in Darnestown

July 21, 1861? ? -?- ?Union Defeat at First Bull Run (Mananssas)

August 1861? -?- ?Army of the Potomac. Union General Banks arrives in Darnestown

October 21, 1861? -?- ?Union defeat at Ball's Bluff

December 1861? -?- ?Banks' troops move from Darnestown to Frederick for winter quarters

December 1861 to March 1862? -?- ?Detachments of the 19th Massachusetts Infantry provost duty to Darnestown

September 17, 1863 ? -?- ? Union General William Franklin's VI Corps fo General McClellan's Army of the Potomac moves through Darnestown to Antietam

September 17, 1862 ? -?- ?Battle of Antietam Creek "Bloodiest Day" of Civil War

June 27-28 1863? -?- ?Confederate Brigadier General Wade Hampton of J. E. B. Stuart's Cavalry moves from Rower's ford to Darnestown on the way to Rockville

July 1-3, 1863? -?- ?Battle of Gettysburg "Bloodiest Battle" of Civil War

July 10-13 General Jubal Early's Raid on D. C.

July 13, 1864? -?- ?Confederate General Jubal Early army, retreating from raid on D.C. passes through Darnestown on its way to Virginia

July 14, 1864? -?- ?Union Major General Horatio Wright's VI Corps travels through Darnestown in its persuit of General Jubal Early's army

April 9, 1865? -?- ?Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomatox
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Year Placed2013
Placed ByMontgomery Parks
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 1:54pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 301908 N 4330775
Decimal Degrees39.10363333, -77.29086667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 6.218', W 77° 17.452'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 6' 13.08" N, 77° 17' 27.12" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240, 202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14015 Darnestown Rd, Gaithersburg MD 20878, US
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