Squabble at the cemetery: Whose flag flies today?
— Antietam Campaign 1862 —On September 9, 1862, the running engagement between Illinois, Indiana, and Virginia cavalry units that began the day before in Poolesville continued in Beallsville when two Federal regiments forced the single regiment of Virginia cavalrymen posted here to flee to Barnesville. The fight cost the Virginians two dead, their captain and six enlisted men made prisoners, and their regimental flag captured as well. The Indiana troopers pressed into Barnesville where skirmishing continued.
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|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 291556 N 4339422|
|Decimal Degrees||39.17906667, -77.41315000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 10.744', W 77° 24.789'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 10' 44.64" N, 77° 24' 47.34" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19620 MD-109, Beallsville MD 20839, US|
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