Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
12th Pennsylvania Cavalry
4th Brigade Cavalry Division
Recruited in Philadelphia
Battles Participated in
Second Manassas - Fisher's Hill - Clarksburg
Sugar Loaf Mountain - Monocacy - Charlestown
South Mountain - Frederick - Maryland Heights
Antietam - Newtown - Hamilton
Moorefield - Winchester 1-2-3 - Bunker Hill
Woodstock - Cedar Creek - Smithfield
Sleepy Creek - Bolivar Heights
Cunningham Cross Roads
Solomon's Gap - Crampton's Pass - Hamilton
Pleasant Valley - Kernstown - Halltown
Edenberg - Boonsboro
Erected 1904 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1862.
Location. 39° 29.064′ N, 77° 44.564′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Mansfield Avenue and Smoketown Road, on the left when traveling east on Mansfield Avenue. Located at a "dogleg" of Mansfield Avenue before the intersection with the Smoketown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twelfth Army Corps (here, next to this marker); William's Division, Twelfth Army Corps (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Twelfth Army CorpsFirst Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Army Corps (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps. (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (about 400 feet away); Mansfield (about 500 feet away); Major General Joseph K. F. Mansfield (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
Regarding 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry.
Also see . . . 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6, 7. submitted on October 26, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 8. submitted on April 4, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.