Worthington-McKinney Ford

Worthington-McKinney Ford (HM1KO)

Location: Frederick, MD 21704 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 21.702', W 77° 24.131'

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11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. July 9, 1864

Confederate troops succeeded in finding their way across the Monocacy River at the foot of this hill. Brig. Gen. John McCausland's 350 cavalrymen came up over the hill and assembled on the front yard of the Worthington farm. Maj. Gen. John B. Gordon's 3,000 infantrymen crossed about three hours later, swung south of the house, and proceeded over Brooks Hill to your left. The next goal of the Confederates: to maneuver around the Federals' left line on the neighboring Thomas farm.
HM NumberHM1KO
Placed ByMonocacy National Battlefield
National Parks Service
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 7:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 293041 N 4359668
Decimal Degrees39.36170000, -77.40218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.702', W 77° 24.131'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 42.12" N, 77° 24' 7.86" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 215-229 I-270, Frederick MD 21704, US
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