These plaques were placed on houses in Sharpsburg during the centennial to mark those which were there during the war.
Usually painted black and placed near the door.
Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
Professor of History
Hagerstown Community College
>>> "Harry Smeltzer" <hjs21@...> 11/21/09 9:54 PM >>>
To quote Bill Murray: "What in dee Hell ish DAT?"
Behalf Of Brian D
Sent: Saturday, November 21, 2009 8:35 PM
Subject: [TalkAntietam] Help with Iron Plaque identity
An email correspondent has asked for help in identify an iron plaque she's
just bought. She heard it might have been attached to houses that survived
I've posted a photo on the behind AotW blog here: http://behind.
Please take a look and see if you can offer any information, won't you?
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