Boonsboro in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— Antietam Campaign 1862 —
The two armies revisited this valley in 1863 during the Confederate retreat after the Battle of Gettysburg. They sparred across Washington County, July 5-14, fighting at Boonsboro, Funkstown, and Hagerstown.
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails
Topics and series. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: Communications • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Maryland Civil War Trails series list.
Location. 39° 30.879′ N, 77° 39.453′ W. Marker is in Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on North Main Street / Old National Road (Alternate U.S. 40), on the right when traveling south. Marker is in Northwest corner of the Boonsboro Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town of Boonsboro (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); World Wars I & II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vietnam Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boonsboro (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stonewall Jackson's Way (approx. 0.4 miles away); The National Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
More about this monument. The marker also displays a 19th Century picture of the monument.
Regarding Washington Monument. The Washington Monument mentioned on the marker can be seen in the distance on South Mountain.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,521 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on April 30, 2010. 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.