Maryland State Monument, Sharpsburg, Washington County, MD
Sharpsburg vicinity, MD
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS MD-1116
Building/structure dates: 1898 initial construction
Significance: It was commissioned in 1898 by the Maryland General Assembly to honor the Union and Confederate soldiers from the state who fought in the Battle of Antietam. The monument is located in a grove of trees across the Hagerstown Pike from Dunker Church in the Antietam National Battlefield. The monument was dedicated on Decoration Day, May 30, 1900, in a ceremony attended by President McKinley and other dignitaries...
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Black, Reed, Field Team
Anderson, Doug, Field Team
Amundson, David W., Delineator
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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