A Visit from the President
— Antietam Campaign 1862 —At the time of the bloody Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862, this house was the home of Stephen P. Grove, and this was his farm. The Federal Army of the Potomac camped throughout the area after the battle; the Grove house became the headquarters of Gen. Fitz-John Porter, commander of the V Corps.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Maryland Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 9:38am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 261569 N 4370286|
|Decimal Degrees||39.44915000, -77.77090000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 26.949', W 77° 46.254'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 26' 56.94" N, 77° 46' 15.24" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 17201 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US|
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