Sentence Examples


  • Norwood, originally called Sharpsburg, was settled about 1798, laid out as a town in 1873, incorporated as a village in 1888, and chartered as a city in 1903.
  • The town of Sharpsburg represents the fingers of the archer drawing the bow.
  • Here occurred the fighting in the "Bloody Lane," north of Sharpsburg which French and Richardson eventually carried.
  • The only battle of much importance fought on Maryland soil during the war was that of Sharpsburg or Antietam on the 16th and 17th of September 1862.
  • On the i 6th McClellan found Lee in position behind the Antietam Creek, and on the 17th was fought the sanguinary and obstinately contested battle of Antietam (q.v.) or Sharpsburg.