Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Soldiers Monument
— “Old Simon” —
for their country
September 17, 1862
Location. 39° 27.55′ N, 77° 44.467′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Boonsboro Pike (State Highway 34), on the right when traveling east. Located in the Antietam National Cemetery, Stop Eleven on the driving tour of the battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 20th New York Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Company F, 1st United States Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); Unknown Union Soldiers of the Irish Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th New York Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Squires’ Battery, 1st Company Washington Artillery of New Orleans (about 400 feet away); Washington Artillery, Longstreet's Command Washington Artillery, Longstreet's Command (about 400 feet away); Longstreet's Command (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Virtual tour of the National Cemetery by markers.
Also see . . . The Soldiers Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,127 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.