Blackford's Ford

Blackford's Ford (HMLZ)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 26.278', W 77° 47.802'

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Also known as Boteler's Pack Horse and Shepherdstown Ford. "Stonewall" Jackson's command crossed here en route from Harper's Ferry to Sharpsburg. Here the entire Army of Northern Virginia withdrew into Virginia, Sept. 18-19, 1862, following the Battle of Antietam.
Placed ByMaryland Civil War Centennial Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 5:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 259310 N 4369113
Decimal Degrees39.43796667, -77.79670000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.278', W 77° 47.802'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 16.68" N, 77° 47' 48.12" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 16301-16335 Canal Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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