1838 - 1903
—Military And Literary Figure —An officer in the Confederate army, Douglas served with distinction on the small personal staff of General "Stonewall" Jackson during the Valley Campaign (1862) which made Jackson a legend in military history. Wounded six times, Douglas later led an infantry brigade. He was granted his request to be the last to surrender his command at Appomattox. An attorney and judge in post-war Hagerstown, he was a favorite speaker at veteran reunions, north and south. He became a captain in the Maryland National Guard in 1880 and rose to Adjutant General, the highest ranking officer in the national guard state-wide in 1940, his private wartime recollections were published. "I Rode with Stonewall" is among the most widely read accounts of service in the Civil War.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 266278 N 4390501|
|Decimal Degrees||39.63238333, -77.72333333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 37.943', W 77° 43.4'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 37' 56.58" N, 77° 43' 24" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 583-597 MD-65, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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