28th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

28th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (HM3XU)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.184', W 77° 44.357'

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(Front of Monument):
28th Infantry
Commanded by
Lieut. Col. Gottsfried Becker
Crooks (2d) Brigade
Kanawha Division
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac

(Rear of Monument):
This Regiment was conducted by Gen. Crook on a reconnaissance above the Bridge over Antietam Creek on the morning of Sept. 17, 1862, and 5 companies succeeded in crossing the Creek before the capture of the bridge; it then formed part of the forces that charged and drove the enemy from the creek.

Its loss was 2 men killed; 19 men wounded; total 21.
HM NumberHM3XU
Year Placed1903
Placed ByState of Ohio
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 12:18pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264303 N 4370637
Decimal Degrees39.45306667, -77.73928333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.184', W 77° 44.357'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 11.04" N, 77° 44' 21.42" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4835 Branch Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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