Pegram's (Purcell), Virginia Battery

Pegram's (Purcell), Virginia Battery (HM1A4K)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 26.834', W 77° 44.752'

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Capt. William J. Pegram

Part of A.P. Hill's Division, Pegram's battery left Harpers Ferry the morning of the battle. The Virginians crossed the Potomac River and took position here about 4:00. Pegram's guns fired into the flank of the Union 9th Corps and helped drive Burnside's men back. Pegram's brother-in-law, Capt. David McIntosh, commanded a Confederate battery that fought just 400 yards north of here.

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HM NumberHM1A4K
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 9:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263717 N 4370007
Decimal Degrees39.44723333, -77.74586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.834', W 77° 44.752'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 50.04" N, 77° 44' 45.12" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4829-4839 Branch Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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