Stone Sentinels, battlefield monuments of the American Civil War

Front Royal

Brother Against Brother

The Brother Against Brother J17 state historical marker was erected in downtown Front Royal, Virginia in 1929.

 

It is next to a monument to the Battle of Front Royal.

 

Location and description

The markers are in Front Royal on the east side of North Royal Avenue (U.S. 340) at Chester Street. (38.922541° N, 78.193673° W; see map)

 

Text from the marker

 

J17

Brother Against Brother

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The First Maryland Regiment, U.S.A.
was a part of the force holding
this town when it was attacked
by Stonewall Jackson, May 23,
1862. With Jackson was the First
Maryland Regiment, C.S.A. The
two regiments were arayed
aganst eash other.

 

Conservation and Development Commission 1929

 

Brother against Brother state historical marker on the Battle of Front Royal in downtown Front Royal, Virginia(above) The Brother Against Brother historical marker in Front Royal, Virginia.
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