Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
12th Ohio Volunteer Infantry
Col. Carr B. White
Hugh Ewings (1st) Brigade
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac
This Regiment advanced to this place on the afternoon of September 17, 1862. It moved from extreme left of Union line of battle exposed to a severe flank fire and held their position the remainder of the day. Its loss was 17 men killed and 25 men wounded, total 33.
Erected 1903 by State of Ohio.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1845.
Location. 39° 26.861′ N, 77° 44.238′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Branch Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Located at stop seven of the Final Attack walking trail. 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 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. We Poured Volley After Volley, Doubtless With Terrible Execution (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Connecticut Volunteer InfantryBattery E, 4th U.S. Artillery (about 700 feet away); 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rodman's Division, Ninth Army Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ninth Army Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archer's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battery E, 4th U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
Also see . . . 12th Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on April 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on May 14, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.