Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM1O7G)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.283', W 77° 44.45'

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Rodes' Brigade, D.H. Hill's Division

— Brig. Gen. R.E. Rodes, Commanding —


3rd Alabama Infantry
5th Alabama Infantry
6th Alabama Infantry
12th Alabama Infantry
26th Alabama Infantry
September 17, 1862

On the night of September 16, Rodes' Brigade bivouacked in the field east of Piper's house. On the morning of the 17th it moved to the Bloody Lane, its center a few feet north of this point.

Supported by the brigade of G.B. Anderson on the right and by remnants of the brigades of Colquitt and Garland on the left, it withstood several assaults of French's Division of Sumner's Corps, but its right flank having been turned by the advance of Richardson's Division. It was compelled to retire in the direction of Sharpsburg.
HM NumberHM1O7G
Marker Number338
Placed ByUnited States War Department
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Date Added Friday, September 25th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264231 N 4372674
Decimal Degrees39.47138333, -77.74083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.283', W 77° 44.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 16.98" N, 77° 44' 27" W
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Area Code(s)301
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18136 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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