Near Burkittsville in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Crampton’s Pass Tablet C.P. 1
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number C.P. 1.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 24.346′ N, 77° 38.354′ W. Marker is near Burkittsville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Gapland Road and Arnoldstown Road, on the right when traveling west on Gapland Road. Click for map. Marker is at the foot of the War Correspondence Memorial Arch. Marker is in this post office area: Burkittsville MD 21718, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crampton’s Pass Tablet C.P. 3 (here, next to this marker); Maj. Gen. Lafayette McLaws' Command (here, next to this marker); Sixth Army Corps (here, next to this marker); War Correspondents (here, next to this marker); First New Jersey Brigade The Battle of South Mountain (here, next to this marker); War Correspondents Memorial Arch (a few steps from this marker); Journalists Who Gave Their Lives (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Burkittsville.
More about this marker. One of nine markers reported by the Antietam Battlefield Board as erected at Crampton’s Pass in the report dated 1898. Four are at the War Correspondence Memorial Arch, the remainder were placed between the Pass and Burkittsville to the east. (Source: George R. Large and Joe A. Swisher, “Battle of Antietam: The Official History by the Antietam Battlefield Board”)
Also see . . . Battle of Antietam: The Official History by the Antietam Battlefield Board. by George R. Large and Joe A. Swisher. Important reference for those studying the battle or the War Department Tablets. (Submitted on August 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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