• Monocacy National Battlefield, Best Farm


    National Battlefield Maryland

Slavery at Monocacy


Although African-American slaves were instrumental in the development of the Monocacy area, they often appear only incidentally in the historic record. While specific details about enslaved individuals at Monocacy are rare, a great deal of information has been uncovered about the practice of this brutal institution in general. Click on the above links to learn more.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that Union Major General Lew Wallace was the same person who also authored the classic novel "Ben Hur"? More...