Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The meeting place of Robert E. Lee and his generals on the night of September 17, 1862.
Location. 39° 27.492′ N, 77° 44.923′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (County Route 34) and Mechanic Street, on the left when traveling west on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is on the house at the southwest corner of the intersection of North Main Street and Mechanic Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Main Street, Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sharpsburg Bluebirds (a few steps from this marker); General Edward Braddock (within shouting distance of this marker); Reformed Cemetery (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Slave Block (about 700 feet away); First Methodist Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tolson's Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lutheran Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
Also see . . . Battle of Antietam. National Park Service website. (Submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,715 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.