Refuge for the “sick and wounded”St. Mark's Episcopal Church is located just six miles north of Sharpsburg, site of the Battle of Antietam on September 17, 1862, the bloodiest one-day battle in American history. With approximately 23,000 Americans on both sides killed, wounded, or missing, numbers of barns, houses, and churches like St. Mark's were pressed into services for six weeks because of the wounded treated here, and the churchyard is believed to contain the unmarked graves of soldiers who died here.
|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Maryland Civil War Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 265115 N 4381536|
|Decimal Degrees||39.55138333, -77.73370000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 33.083', W 77° 44.022'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 33' 4.98" N, 77° 44' 1.32" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 18313 Lappans Rd, Boonsboro MD 21713, US|
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