Woolfolk's (Ashland) Virginia Battery

Woolfolk's (Ashland) Virginia Battery (HM1A4E)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.714', W 77° 44.622'

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Capt. Pichegru Woolfolk, Jr.

Part of S.D. Lee's Battalion, Woolfolk's battery supported the Confederate efforts on the northern end of the battlefield. When the fighting in the Cornfield was at its worst, Woolfolk moved to this advanced position where the 28th Pennsylvania Infantry captured two of their guns.

In addition to Woolfolk, twelve other Union and Confederate batteries tried to hold this high ground throughout the day.

About 8:30 a.m.
HM NumberHM1A4E
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:31am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264009 N 4373479
Decimal Degrees39.47856667, -77.74370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.714', W 77° 44.622'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 42.84" N, 77° 44' 37.32" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5923 Mummas Ln, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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