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Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

12th Corps Movement

 
 
12th Corps Movement Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 6, 2008
1. 12th Corps Movement Tablet
Inscription.
U.S.A.

Through the fields west of this road the Twelfth Army Corps moved to the front between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. on September 17, 1862, Williams' Division in advance, Greene's Division following.
 
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number I.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.791′ N, 77° 44.178′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Smoketown Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps (approx. half a mile away); 8th Regt. Pennsylvania Reserver Volunteer Corps (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Army Corps (approx. mile away); Meade's Division, First Army Corps (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Meade's Division, First Army Corps (approx. mile away); 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania
Tablet along the Smoketown Road image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 6, 2008
2. Tablet along the Smoketown Road
(approx. mile away); a different marker also named First Army Corps (approx. mile away); 1st Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade Bivouac (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
More about this marker. The title of the marker is based on references to include the Antietam National Battlefield map by Trailhead Graphics, Inc.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Twelfth Corps at Antietam.
 
Also see . . .
1. Antietam Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on April 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. XII Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. (Submitted on April 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
XII Corps Moves Up image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 6, 2008
3. XII Corps Moves Up
In the fields to the west of the tablet location, the XII Corps moved up to the area of the East Woods during the morning hours of September 17th, 1862.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 872 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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