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The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg Marker
Inscription.  The bloodiest conflict of the War Between the States occurred September 17, 1862, a few miles from this point
(Turn ← in the center of Boonsboro).

 
Erected by the Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland State Highway Administration.
 
Location. 39° 29.963′ N, 77° 38.813′ W. Marker is in Boonsboro, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on South Main Street (Alternate U.S. 40) west of Rohresville Road (Maryland Route 67), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boonsboro MD 21713, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Crampton’s Gap” “Maryland Heights” and “Pleasant Valley” (approx. ¼ mile away); The Boys from Boonsboro District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gravesite of William Boone (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cannon of Revolutionary War (approx. 0.7 miles away); The National Road (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boonsboro.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Antietam (Sharpsburg) – The Bloodiest Day of the Civil War
The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg Marker
. (Submitted on July 23, 2006.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 23, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,163 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 23, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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