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Hagerstown: An Illustrated Description,


Monument in Antietam National Cemetery Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



There are numberless places within easy reach of the town to which excursion parties are constantly going. Among these are Pen-Mar, on the Western Maryland R. R., which has already been mentioned as one of the most splendid places in the country. The Black Rocks on the same mountain, while not so easily reached, is not less beautiful than Pen-Mar. Further down the same ridge is the gap through which the National Pike crosses, and where on the 14th of September, 1863, Gen. D. H. Hill, with a Confederate rear guard of 5,000 men, detained Gen. McClellan on his march to Antietam. The building on the summit which was used as a tavern, is now the summer residence of the widow of Admiral Dalghren;

Picture of MONUMENT IN ANTIETAM NATIONAL CEMETERY.




ID:
wchi061

Page #:
61

Creator:
T. J. C. Williams

Rights:
public domain

Date:
1887

Collection Location:
Western Maryland Room, Washington County Free Library

Original Size:
22 x 14 cms

Contributor:
Hagerstown, Md., The Mail publishing company

Subject:
Hagerstown (Md.)--Description and travel; Hagerstown (Md.)--History--19th century

Coverage:
Washington County (Md.), 1887

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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