Gettysburg Campaign

Gettysburg Campaign (HMN8)

Location: Smithsburg, MD 21783 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 39.493', W 77° 34.537'

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On the afternoon of July 5th, 1863, Federal cavalry defended Smithsburg from attack by General J.E.B. Stuart's Confederate cavalry, as the rebel retreat from Gettysburg began. At dark, U.S. General Judson Kilpatrick's cavalry withdrew to Boonsboro, and Stuart camped at Leitersburg.
HM NumberHMN8
Series This marker is part of the Maryland: Washington County Historical Advisory Committee series
Placed ByWashington County Historical Advisory Committee
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 279039 N 4392994
Decimal Degrees39.65821667, -77.57561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 39.493', W 77° 34.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 39' 29.58" N, 77° 34' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)301, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 62-68 N Main St, Smithsburg MD 21783, US
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