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Lee's headquarters

Quiet and somewhat secluded on the west side of town It is about a 3/4 acre plot on rt.34 (Main... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Sharpsburg, Maryland
A Matter of Perspective

The value of going the extra mile to visit this site is the perspective it gives as to the size of... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2016
cincinnati, ohio
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16 Aug 2018
“An Open Lot next to the street”
27 May 2018
“Do visit”
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Route 34 on the West side of Sharpsburg, Sharpsburg, MD
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

It is interesting to know that Robert E. Lee had his headquarters here for the Battle of Antietam, but there really isn't much to see at this location. Be sure to tour the battlefield, though. That is worth your time if you have interest at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karl K
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Gen. Robert E. Lee's Headquarters Monument bears evidence to Lee's 1862 visit. Do visit when touring Antietam.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

It is a rather humble historic monument marking the general Lee's headquarters. It is not a "must visit" area but should be a destination for those more deeply interested in Civil War history.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This modest monument marks the headquarters of Gen. Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia during the Battle of Antietam. Just a couple of miles from town, and set back from the highway, it can be missed. Look closely for the small sign...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mcdh4561
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Quiet and somewhat secluded on the west side of town It is about a 3/4 acre plot on rt.34 (Main Street) and is very accessible from the road..easy pull off on the shoulder. Pass it daily!!!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank southernson2015
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Off the side of the road among a grove of oak trees. Gives you perspective as to where the generals were located during the battle.

Date of experience: October 2016
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Head west out of Sharpsburg and on your right side just outside of town there is a small park. This is the site of Gen. Lee's headquarters. The only thing in the park is the Stone marker, but it was quiet and would make a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mattsZ7090TZ
Reviewed 12 January 2016

The value of going the extra mile to visit this site is the perspective it gives as to the size of what happened at Antietam Creek; that the battle lines stretched 10 miles - 10 miles - and that there were 115,00 to 120,000 soldiers...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank bassbum
Reviewed 12 September 2015

You won't find this monument within the grounds of Antietam Battlefield Park. It's down the road in a field (as are a number of other historic spots/sites, actually). It's worth a visit, though. It was from this place that Robert E. Lee commanded his troops...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Pryst
Reviewed 8 June 2015

This isn't on the Antietam National Battlefield but is down the way a bit. However, its a notable location full of history and is worth checking out for anyone who is a history buff or Civil War buff or just enjoys seeing all of the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank DM_1278
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