Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
12th Corps Movement
Through the fields west of this road the Twelfth Army Corps moved to the front between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. on September 17, 1862, Williams' Division in advance, Greene's Division following.
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number I.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 29.791′ N, 77° 44.178′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Smoketown Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps (approx. half a mile away); 8th Regt. Pennsylvania Reserver Volunteer Corps (approx. 0.7 miles away); First Army Corps (approx. ¾ mile away); Meade's Division, First Army Corps (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Meade's Division, First Army Corps (approx. ¾ mile away); 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania First Army Corps (approx. ¾ mile away); 1st Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade Bivouac (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
More about this marker. The title of the marker is based on references to include the Antietam National Battlefield map by Trailhead Graphics, Inc.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Twelfth Corps at Antietam.
Also see . . .
1. Antietam Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on April 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. XII Army Corps, Army of the Potomac. (Submitted on April 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 902 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.