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Lemuel Abijah Abbott, diary

July 8, 1864

“With the Georgetown or Washington and Baltimore turnpikes both passing through Frederick, it is easy to see why this is an important point as viewed from a military standpoint. The latter runs in a westerly direction from Baltimore, crosses the Monocacy river over a stone bridge about three miles from, and on through…”


Name: Lemuel Abijah Abbott

Unit: 10th Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry , Co. B & D

Document Information

Type: Diary


  • Military/Battles

Event Location: Frederick City, Frederick Co., MD

Document Origin: Frederick City, Frederick Co., MD


Abbott, Lemuel Abijah. Personal Recollections and Civil War Diary, 1864. Burlington, VT: Free Press, 1908, 97.