Army of the Potomac

Army of the Potomac (HM1DG)

Location: Taneytown, MD 21787 Carroll County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 39.795', W 77° 10.837'

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July 1, 1863

First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmitsburg to Gettysburg, Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg, Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg, Fifth Corps from Union Mills via Hanover and McSherrystown to Bonaughtown, Sixth Corps from Manchester en route to Gettysburg, Twelfth Corps from Littlestown via Two Taverns to the field of Gettysburg, Second Cavalry Division marched from Manchester to Hanover Junction from whence the First and Third Brigades proceeded to Hanover while the Second Brigade returned to Manchester, Third Cavalry Division moved from Hanover via Abbottstown to Berlin, and the Artillery Reserve First Regular and Fourth Volunteer Brigades from Taneytown to near Gettysburg. The Vermont Brigade from the Defenses of Washington joined the First Corps on the field of Gettysburg.

Battle of Gettysburg, first day; and skirmish at Carlisle Pa.
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HM NumberHM1DG
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4 out of 10 (3 reports)
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 9:34pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 312943 N 4392654
Decimal Degrees39.66325000, -77.18061667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.795', W 77° 10.837'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 47.70" N, 77° 10' 50.22" W
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Area Code(s)410, 301, 443
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 131-141 Ball Park Rd, Taneytown MD 21787, US
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I Saw The Marker

Located at entrance to Memoral Park, West side of Route 140 North

Sep 22, 2020 at 8:49am PDT by 4dliber

I Saw The Marker

Great shape

Sep 22, 2020 at 8:46am PDT by 4dliber

I Saw The Marker

Needs cleaning and repaint. Also appears to have a loose connection to the mounting post. Grassy area under and around sign was mowed today but has often been overgrown. I'll check with the historical society about getting it fixed up.

Sep 21, 2020 at 11:49pm PDT by 4dliber

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  1. This site's user interface s terrible! Id like to cleanup my previous comments but don't see a way to do that. Condition of this marker is excellent.

  2. My earlier comment was about the Meade Headquarters marker NE of Taneytown. I accidentally dropped. It here.

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