Meade's Headquarters

Meade's Headquarters (HM1D5)

Location: Taneytown, MD 21787 Carroll County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 40.173', W 77° 9.773'

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Major General George G. Meade, commander of the Army of the Potomac, maintained headquarters on the nearby Shunk Farm from June 30 until the night of July 1, 1863. From here he directed the initial concentration of the Union forces at Gettysburg.
HM NumberHM1D5
Historical PeriodCivil War
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Placed ByMaryland Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 5:54am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Directions InformationSeveral miles NE of Taneytown on rt side of route 194 before entrance to Meade's Crossing housing development.
Location DescriptionSafe pulloff lane at marker location.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 314481 N 4393317
Decimal Degrees39.66955000, -77.16288333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 40.173', W 77° 9.773'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 40' 10.3800" N, 77° 9' 46.3800" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)410, 301, 443
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3407-3417 MD-194, Taneytown MD 21787, US
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