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Shepherdstown Battlefield

Boteler's (or Blackford's) Ford is located on the Potomac River about one mile east of Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Historic markers and tablets along River Road mark the site of the river crossing and the ruins of an old mill are still visible. Elmwood Cemetery, on the outskirts of town, has a Confederate section with 252 dead, many from the Maryland Campaign.

Shepherdstown Battlefield: What's Nearby

Shepherdstown, WV
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Shepherdstown Historic District
Shepherdstown, WV
Civil War  |  Battlefield
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Civil War  |  Historic Site
Kennedy Farmhouse
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Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
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Civil War  |  Battlefield
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Civil War  |  Battlefield
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Falling Waters Battlefield
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South Mountain State Battlefield
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Preservation

The American Battlefield Trust and our members have saved more than 621 acres at Shepherdstown Battlefield.

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Related Battles

Shepherdstown, WV | September 19, 1862
Result: Confederate Victory
Estimated Casualties
622
Union
361
Confed.
261