Invasion or Liberation.
— Antietam Campaign 1862 —The serenity of the Maryland countryside wasshattered on September 4-6, 1862, as 35,000 Confederate soldiers of the Army of Northern Virginiawaded across the Potomac River. Gen. Robert E. Lee, hoping to rally support in the dividedstate, sent the bulk of his army across at White's Ford two miles north of here. The military operations would change the lives of the fighting men and affect local residents and businesses.
|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 7:12am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 282396 N 4337034|
|Decimal Degrees||39.15533333, -77.51833333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 9.32', W 77° 31.1'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 9' 19.20" N, 77° 31' 6.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 24801 Whites Ferry Rd, Dickerson MD 20842, US|
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