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  • Sharpsburg is also known as: Washington County / Sharpsburg town.

  • Sharpsburg tourist attractions include: Antietam National Battlefield.

Facts

History

The population was 705 at the 2010 census. During the American Civil War, the Battle of Antietam (or Battle of Sharpsburg) was fought on what is now Antietam National Battlefield, in the vicinity of Antietam Creek. Joseph Chapline was the first to settle in the area, circa 1740. At the end of the French and Indian War in 1763, Chapline founded a town, naming it in honor of his friend Horatio Sharpe, the Proprietary Governor of the Province of Maryland. Its original settlers were mostly of German or Swiss origin. Located east of the Potomac River, Sharpsburg attracted industry in the early 19th century, especially after the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal was extended to Sharpsburg in 1836. The town was incorporated in 1832. Sharpsburg gained national recognition during the American Civil War, when Confederate General Robert E. Lee invaded Maryland with his Army of Northern Virginia in the summer of 1862 and was intercepted near the city by Union General George B. McClellan. The rival armies met on September 17, in the Battle of Antietam (also called the Battle of...

The official website for the city of Sharpsburg is http://www.sharpsburg-md.com/.

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Sharpsburg Obituaries

It was disclosed by Hagerstown Morning on May 13th, 2013 that Donald Edwin "Donnie" Nutter perished in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Nutter was 52 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Donald Edwin "Donnie"'s life.

It was reported by Hagerstown Morning on April 17th, 2013 that Sandra Faye "Sandy" Jamison (Crampton) passed away in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Ms. Jamison was 70 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sandra Faye "Sandy"'s life.

It was revealed by Hagerstown Morning on April 12th, 2013 that Gary L Hammond died in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Hammond was 72 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Gary L's life.

It was written by Hagerstown Morning on March 17th, 2013 that Harold Theodore "Bud" Delauney died in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Delauney was 84 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Harold Theodore "Bud"'s life.

It was revealed by Hagerstown Morning on January 31st, 2013 that Jacqueline Rosina Rihard (Drake) perished in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Ms. Rihard was 80 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Jacqueline Rosina's life.

It was revealed by Hagerstown Morning on January 31st, 2013 that Jacqueline Rosina Rihard (Drake) passed on in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Ms. Rihard was 80 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Jacqueline Rosina's life.

It was written by Hagerstown Morning on November 23rd, 2012 that Sylvia Ann Kretzer died in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Sylvia Ann's life.

It was written by Hagerstown Morning on November 1st, 2012 that Leo Basil Williams perished in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Williams was 74 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Leo Basil's life.

It was noted by Hagerstown Morning on November 1st, 2012 that Leo Basil > Williams perished in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  > Williams was 74 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Leo Basil's life.

It was disclosed by Hagerstown Morning on July 10th, 2012 that Loretta May Stransky (Stewart) died in Sharpsburg, Maryland.  Ms. Stransky was 77 years old and was born in Fairmont, WV.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Loretta May's life.

Cemeteries in Sharpsburg

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Antietam National Cemetery
302 E Main St
Sharpsburg, MD 21782

Sharpsburg Cemetery News

Antietam superintendent hanging up his hat
Its still a dream come true, Howard said Monday, sitting in his office at Antietam National Cemetery ... will continue to live in Emmitsburg, Md., where he gets up at 4:45 a.m. to commute to his office in Sharpsburg. His wife, Joan, will continue to ...
http://www.herald-mail.com/?cmd=displaystory&story_id=255889

Charles Edward "Bim" Monninger, 70
Montana Love of Baltimore, Md., Cody Poffenberger of Sharpsburg, Jared Hines of Horicon ... Burial will follow in Boonsboro Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit beginning at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at the funeral home where the family will be ...
http://www.herald-mail.com/?cmd=displaystory&story_id=256040

Sharpsburg Reformed Cemetery - Washington County, Maryland
Cemetery records of Sharpsburg Reformed Cemetery in Washington County, Maryland
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Mountain View Cemetery
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Antietam National Cemetery - Sharpsburg - Reviews of Antietam ...
Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg: See 2 reviews, articles, and 7 photos of Antietam National Cemetery, ranked No.2 on TripAdvisor among 6 attractions in Sharpsburg.
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Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg
Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, tourist attractions, information, pictures, maps
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Antietam National Battlefield
Site of the battle that halted Robert E. Lee's first invasion of the North in September 1862. Features park information, battle anniversary schedule, and more.
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Sharpsburg MD National Park - Antietam National Cemetery
Hagerstown MD National Park - National Park - Antietam National Cemetery in Sharpsburg, MD
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