“In 1863-64, when the Maryland Line was at Hanover Junction, she collected a library of good, instructive books for the use of the command, and encouraged the men to build, under her directions, a chapel, which was used alike by catholic and protestant, without regard to sect.” Lt. Samuel McCullough, Co.D 2nd MD Inf
Pvt. John Huffington
Co.F 2nd Maryland Infantry
Original grouping belonging to Pvt. John Huffington of Co.F 2nd Maryland Infantry. Born in Somerset County Maryland. He enlisted in Sept 1862. He was wounded at Gettysburg on July 3, 1863 (Maryland Battalion charge across Pardee Field). Wounded again at Hatchers Run (Petersburg) April 1865. then captured.
The flag artwork was created and signed by an artist named Wooton (Dr. Edward Wootton was a Marylander and served as surgeon with the 35th Va Cavalry). The flag illustration was a gift to Huffington from a X. M. Brock of Co. I 10th NC Artillery.