Near Shepherdstown in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Botelerís Ford Tablet B. F. 2
(September 19, 1862)
Topics and series. War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series list. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1755.
Location. 39° 25.673′ N, 77° 46.725′ W. Marker is near Shepherdstown, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road (County Route 17/1) and Trough Road (Route 31/1), on the left when traveling west on River Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3125 Trough Rd, Shepherdstown WV 25443, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Botelerís Ford Tablet B. F. 3 (here, next to this marker); Battle of Boteler's Ford (a few steps from this marker); Pack Horse Ford (a few steps from this marker); Botelerís Ford Tablet B. F. 1 (a few steps from this marker); Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Shepherdstown (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barnes' Brigade (about 600 feet away); 118th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shepherdstown.
Also see . . . Virtual Antietam. Text for this marker was determined from the Monument Database on the Virtual Antietam web site. (Submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,307 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. 3. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.