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Myersville in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Battle of Antietam

 
 
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By Devry Jones, April 15, 2018
1. The Battle of Antietam Marker
Inscription. The Battle of Antietam, fought fourteen miles from here on September 17, 1862, was a pivotal Union victory, encouraging President Lincoln to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
 
Location. 39° 31.686′ N, 77° 36.291′ W. Marker is in Myersville, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is on Dwight D. Eisenhower Highway (Interstate 70). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Myersville MD 21773, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camp David (here, next to this marker); Explore Maryland at the Crossroads of Conflict (here, next to this marker); Washington County (here, next to this marker); Explore Maryland as the Crucible of the Nation (here, next to this marker); The Historic National Road (here, next to this marker); Underground Railroad (here, next to this marker); C&O Canal (a few steps from this marker); Explore Maryland In Search of Adventure (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Myersville.
 
More about this marker. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk at the South Mountain Eastbound Welcome Center
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
The Battle of Antietam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, April 15, 2018
2. The Battle of Antietam Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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