Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps

Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps (HM34I)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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N 39° 28.274', W 77° 44.572'

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Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps,

Maj. Gen. D.N. Couch, Commanding.
September 16-18, 1862.

On the 16th, Couch's Division was drawn up across Pleasant Valley near Rohrersville, observing McLaws' command. On the morning of the 17th, the Division marched nearly to Harper's Ferry, then countermarched and bivouacked that night on the Huffer Farm about a half mile south of Keedysville.

It reached the field about 11 a.m., on the 18th, Cochrane's Brigade relieved Irwin's Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps, behind the ridge east of the Hagerstown Pike and the Brigades of Devens and Howe formed in rear of Brook's Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps, and French's Division, Second Corps.

The Division was not engaged in the action.
HM NumberHM34I
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number76
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:42am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264056 N 4372663
Decimal Degrees39.47123333, -77.74286667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.274', W 77° 44.572'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 16.44" N, 77° 44' 34.32" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18152-18198 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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