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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  |  Battlefield
Shepherdstown Battlefield
Shepherdstown, WV
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Shepherdstown Historic District
Shepherdstown, WV
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Antietam Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield
Sharpsburg, MD
Civil War  |  Museum
Pry House Field Hospital Museum
Keedysville, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Kennedy Farmhouse
Sharpsburg, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Harpers Ferry, WV
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Harpers Ferry Battlefield
Harpers Ferry, WV
Civil War  |  Battlefield
South Mountain Battlefield
Boonsboro, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Falling Waters Battlefield
Williamsport, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
South Mountain State Battlefield
Middletown, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Belle Boyd House and Civil War Museum and Archives
Martinsburg, WV
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Summit Point Battlefield
Charles Town, WV
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
Williamsport, MD
Civil War  |  Fort
Fort Frederick State Park
Big Pool, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Barbara Fritchie House and Museum
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Museum
National Museum of Civil War Medicine
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Monocacy National Battlefield
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Monocacy Battlefield
Frederick, MD
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Cool Spring Battlefield
Bluemont, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Third Winchester Battlefield
Winchester, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Third Winchester Battlefield
Winchester, VA
Civil War  |  Historic Site
Ball's Bluff Battlefield Regional Park
Leesburg, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Ball's Bluff Battlefield
Leesburg, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Fort Collier Battlefield
Winchester, VA
Civil War  |  Museum
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters Museum
Winchester, VA
Civil War  |  Cemetery
Stonewall Confederate Cemetery
Winchester, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
First Kernstown Battlefield
Winchester, VA
Civil War  |  Battlefield
Second Kernstown Battlefield
Winchester, VA

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