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The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg

 
 
The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg Marker
Inscription. The bloodiest conflict of the War Between the States occurred September 17, 1862, a few miles from this point (turn left in the center of Boonsboro).
 
Erected by the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 29.963′ N, 77° 38.813′ W. Marker is in Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on South Main Street (Alternate U.S. 40) west of Rohresville Road (Maryland Route 67), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Crampton’s Gap” “Maryland Heights” and “Pleasant Valley” (approx. ¼ mile away); The Boys from Boonsboro District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cannon of Revolutionary War (approx. 0.7 miles away); The National Road (approx. 0.8 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) – The Bloodiest Day of the Civil War. (Submitted on July 23, 2006.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg Marker
 
 
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