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Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Antietam Battlefield

 
 
Antietam Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Dean Meyer, October 1, 2006
1. Antietam Battlefield Marker
Inscription. 12 miles to Antietam National Battlefield Site, where on Sept. 17, 1862, about 41,000 Confederates under the command of General Robert E. Lee were pitted against 87,000 Federals under General George B. McClellan.
 
Erected 1958 by Women of the Moose, Hagerstown, Maryland Chapter No. 842.
 
Location. 39° 36.934′ N, 77° 43.84′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on South Potomac Street (Maryland Route 65) 0.1 miles south of Doub Way, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington Confederate Cemetery (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Washington Confederate Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Gen. Robert E. Lee (approx. one mile away); Jacob Wheaton (approx. one mile away); Funkstown Bridge No. 2 (approx. one mile away); Thomas Kennedy (approx. 1.1 miles away); M3A1 Light Tank (approx. 1.1 miles away); Building the Funkstown Bridge (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerstown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Antietam National Battlefield
The Antietam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 28, 2007
2. The Antietam Marker
. (Submitted on August 3, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
2. Battle of Antietam. (Submitted on August 3, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.)
 
Categories. War, US CivilWomen
 
Antietam Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 8, 2008
3. Antietam Battlefield Marker
Antietam Battlefield Marker, looking north along South Potomac Street (Maryland Route 65) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 28, 2012
4. Antietam Battlefield Marker, looking north along South Potomac Street (Maryland Route 65)
The Burnside Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 30, 2006
5. The Burnside Bridge
One of the many famous portions of the Antietam Battlefield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 1,613 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 3, 2007, by Roger Dean Meyer of Yankton, South Dakota.   2. submitted on August 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on March 9, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   4. submitted on August 1, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on August 3, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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