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Sharpsburg

[shahrps-burg]
noun
  1. a town in NW Maryland: nearby is the site of the Civil War battle of Antietam 1862.
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Historical Examples

  • We passed through the village of Sharpsburg—what there was left of it.

    War from the Inside

    Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock

  • The battle of Sharpsburg was a triumph neither for blue nor grey, for North nor South.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • "Sharpsburg," said the infantry of the Army of Northern Virginia.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • They fought for hate at Sharpsburg, as they fought for love.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • On the knoll by Sharpsburg Lee and Jackson stood and looked toward the right.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston