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The Road to Danville

by Sarah Webb. 0 Comments

Confederates rounded up 600 Union prisoners after the Battle of Monocacy.  They marched their prisoners south along what is now Georgetown Pike, or Route 355.  Although John Trout was illiterate when he enlisted in the cavalry, Alfred Seelye Roe, from the Ninth New York Heavy Artillery, was also captured.  Roe left an account of their march to Danville and their imprisonment.  I hope Roe's descendants don't mind me yelling, "Yea!"  It’s always a great bonus to come across narratives that ... read more