Civil War Brothers - Potomac Street

Boonsboro, Maryland Walking Tour

Civil War Brothers - Potomac Street

Boonsboro, Maryland 21713, United States

Created By: Kristin Bowl

Point of Interest Details

Potomac Street: (formerly known as Church Street) Midway down the first block on the left (exact house unknown) lived two brothers who fought on opposite sides
during the Battle of Antietam- Jacob Heck (Confederate) and John Heck (Union). It is recorded they visited with their family, ate together, and then joined their respective armies. Both survived the war.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Boonsboro, Maryland Walking Tour


 

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