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12th Pennsylvania Cavalry

 
 
12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument
Inscription.
113th of the Line
4th Brigade Cavalry Division

Recruited in Philadelphia
Battles Participated in
Second Manassas - Fisher's Hill - Clarksburg
Sugar Loaf Mountain - Monocacy - Charlestown
South Mountain - Frederick - Maryland Heights
Antietam - Newtown - Hamilton
Moorefield - Winchester 1-2-3 - Bunker Hill
Woodstock - Cedar Creek - Smithfield
Sleepy Creek - Bolivar Heights
Cunningham Cross Roads
Solomon's Gap - Crampton's Pass - Hamilton
Pleasant Valley - Kernstown - Halltown
Edenberg - Boonsboro

 
Erected 1904 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 29.064′ N, 77° 
Monument Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. Monument Inscription
44.564′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Mansfield Avenue and Smoketown Road, on the left when traveling east on Mansfield Avenue. Touch for map. Located at a "dogleg" of Mansfield Avenue before the intersection with the Smoketown Road. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twelfth Army Corps (here, next to this marker); William's Division, Twelfth Army Corps (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (a few steps from this marker); First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); a different
12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
3. 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument
marker also named First Army Corps (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps. (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (about 400 feet away); Mansfield (about 500 feet away); Major General Joseph K. F. Mansfield (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Regarding 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry. This marker
12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument Statue
is included on the East Woods Virtual Tour by Markers see the Virtual tour link below to see the markers in sequence.
 
Also see . . .
1. 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. East Woods Virtual Tour by Markers. A collection of markers interpreting the action of during the Battle of Antietam around the East Woods. (Submitted on March 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Three War Department Tablets Flank the 12th Pennslyvania Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
5. Three War Department Tablets Flank the 12th Pennslyvania Cavalry Monument
12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
6. 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument
12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
7. 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,042 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on October 26, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on March 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6, 7. submitted on October 26, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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