1st Delaware

1st Delaware (HM34J)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.28', W 77° 44.492'

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1st Delaware Volunteers
Colonel John W. Andrews
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, II Corps
on the morning of Sept. 17, 1862
this regiment crossed Antietam Creek
forming right of first line of French's
Division. Advanced with heavy skirmishing
through Roulette Farm and became fiercely
engaged immediately in front of Sunken
Road. Withdrew to stronger position 100 yards
north of here.
8 of the 10 company commanders and entire
color-guard killed or wounded
Officers Men
Killed 3 26
Wounded 10 172
Missing - 17
Total 230 of 708 engaged

Erected by the
Delaware Civil War Centennial Commission
May 26, 1962
HM NumberHM34J
Year Placed1962
Placed ByDeleware Civil War Centennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:41am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264171 N 4372671
Decimal Degrees39.47133333, -77.74153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.28', W 77° 44.492'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 16.80" N, 77° 44' 29.52" 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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