Sharpsburg, Maryland

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Sharpsburg
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Histories and Tidbits

  • Sharpsburg is a town in Washington County. Joseph Chapline laid out what was to be the first town in Washington County in 1763 on land called Joe's Lott. The town was renamed Sharps Burgh, in honor of Joseph's friend Governor Horatio Sharpe. [1]At dawn on September 17, 1862 the Battle of Antietam known as "The Bloodiest Day of the Civil War" began.

Neighboring Communities

Family History Resources

Cemeteries

Antietam National Battlefield

5831 Dunker Church Road
Sharpsburg, MD 21782
Phone: (301) 432-5124

  1. Findagrave.com
Mount Calvary Lutheran
  1. Findagrave.com
Mountain View Cemetery

Shepherdstown Pike

  1. USGS GNIS FID 586075
  2. Findagrave.com
  3. The USGenWeb Tombstone Project
Samples Manor Cemetery (aka Bethel Cemetery)

(east of Dargan, south of Sharpsburg, address given as Sharpsburg, MD)

  1. USGS GNIS FID 1714025
  1. Findagrave.com
Sharpsburg German Reformed Church Cemetery

West Chapline Road

  1. USGS GNIS FID 2542198
  2. Findagrave.com
  1. The USGenWeb Project
  2. Interment.net
Sharpsburg Methodist Cemetery
  1. USGS GNIS FID 2542196
  2. The USGenWeb Tombstone Project

In the immediate vicinity of Sharpburg:

Antietam National Cemetery
  1. USGS GNIS FID 582907
  2. Findagrave.com
  3. Political Graveyard
Chapline Farm Cemetery
  1. Findagrave.com

Community Websites

Historical and Genealogical Societies

Historical Newspapers

Histories, Biographies, And Genealogies

Libraries

Family History Websites

References

  1. Sharpsburg History