D.H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command

D.H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command (HM342)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.183', W 77° 44.704'

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D.H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command,

Maj. Gen. Daniel H. Hill, commanding.
September 15-16, 1862.

D.H. Hill's Division retired from South Mountain during the night of Sept. 14, crossed the Antietam, at the Middle Bridge, at daylight of the 15th, and formed line facing the Antietam on the high ground east of this road, its right near the Boonsboro Pike, its left on the Hagerstown Pike near the Bloody Lane. On the 15th and 16th it supported the artillery which was engaged with the Federal batteries beyond Antietam. Late on the 16th the Brigades of Colquitt and Ripley were moved to the left and occupied the fields near Mumma's House, connecting with the right of Hood's Division.
HM NumberHM342
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number332
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 6:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263861 N 4372500
Decimal Degrees39.46971667, -77.74506667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.183', W 77° 44.704'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 10.98" N, 77° 44' 42.24" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5616 Sharpsburg Pike, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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