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Near Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Sharpsburg (Antietam) Campaign

 
 
Sharpsburg (Antietam) Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 30, 2007
1. Sharpsburg (Antietam) Campaign Marker
Inscription.  Near here Stonewall Jackson bivouaced on the march into Maryland, September 4, 1862.
 
Erected 1935 by the Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number F-6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 4, 1887.
 
Location. 39° 9.133′ N, 77° 32.439′ W. Marker is near Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of James Monroe Highway (U.S. 15) and Whites Ferry Road (Local Route 655), on the right when traveling south on James Monroe Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg VA 20176, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mile Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Goose Creek Chapel (approx. 0.8 miles away); Morven Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); The History of White's Ferry (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); a different marker
Sharpsburg (Antietam) Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 30, 2007
2. Sharpsburg (Antietam) Campaign Marker
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also named 1862 Antietam Campaign (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); White’s Ferry (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 1.2 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
Additional keywords. Confederate General Thomas J. Jackson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,630 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Jul. 5, 2022