4:30-5:00 p.m. July 9, 1864The Northerners held, then lost, then retook the Thomas house grounds as the fighting ebbed and flowed in the stifling heat. Casualties mounted quickly on both sides. Union Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace could see that his numbers were dwindling and that the Confederates were coming in waves. Wallace gave the order to retreat.
|Placed By||Monocacy National Battlefield|
National Parks Service
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 6:37pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 293991 N 4359160|
|Decimal Degrees||39.35735000, -77.39101667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 21.441', W 77° 23.461'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 21' 26.46" N, 77° 23' 27.66" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 4465-4473 Baker Valley Rd, Frederick MD 21704, US|
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