Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM3C5)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.864', W 77° 44.63'

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

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

Col. A.H. Colquitt, 6th Georgia Infantry, Commanding.
6th Georgia Infantry,
23d Georgia Infantry
27th Georgia Infantry
28th Georgia Infantry
13th Alabama Infantry.
September 17, 1862.

Colquitt's Brigade formed line, soon after sunrise, south-west of Mumma's House, in support of Trimble and Ripley. It followed Ripley across the Smoketown Road and formed on his right.

After a severe engagement, involving heavy losses, it retired to the west end of the Bloody Lane and assisted in checking the advance of French's Division of the Second Corps. Later in the day, portions of the Brigade acted with Evan's Brigade in checking the Federal Advance on the Boonsboro' Pike.
HM NumberHM3C5
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number339
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 7:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264006 N 4373757
Decimal Degrees39.48106667, -77.74383333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.864', W 77° 44.63'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 51.84" N, 77° 44' 37.80" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-276 The Cornfield Ave, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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