Monocacy National Battlefield

Monocacy National Battlefield (HMS3M)

Location: Frederick, MD 21704 Frederick County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 22.045', W 77° 23.244'

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Here on farmlands bordering the Monocacy River, the fate of the nation's capital was decided July 9, 1864, when Union troops confronted Confederate soldiers marching toward Washington. Though the Confederates won this battle on Northern soil, they lost an opportunity to attack the capital city while it was lightly defended.

This National Park System site preserves the Maryland countryside where this crucial engagement took place. Wayside exhibits interpreting the sequence of major events in the day-long battle are located at key sites. Further information about touring the historic landscape by car and foot is available in the visitor center.
HM NumberHMS3M
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Placed ByNational Park Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 294332 N 4360269
Decimal Degrees39.36741667, -77.38740000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 22.045', W 77° 23.244'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 22' 2.70" N, 77° 23' 14.64" W
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Area Code(s)240, 301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4823 Urbana Pike, Frederick MD 21704, US
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