Munford's Brigade

Munford's Brigade (HM435)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 26.841', W 77° 44.756'

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Stuart's Cavalry Division

Munford's Brigade,
Stuart's Cavalry Division,

Brig. Gen. Thomas T. Munford, Commanding.
2nd Virginia Cavalry, 7th Virginia Cavalry,
12th Virginia Cavalry.
(September 16-18, 1862.)

The 2nd and 12th Virginia Cavalry reached the field on September 16th and took position on the extreme right of the Army of Northern Virginia, to cover the lower crossings of the Antietam. The 7th Virginia Cavalry took position, on the evening of the 16th on the Hagerstown Pike, northwest of Sharpsburg. It joined the brigade on the right on the 17th. The brigade remained on the right until the close of the battle.
HM NumberHM435
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number320
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 12:47pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263711 N 4370020
Decimal Degrees39.44735000, -77.74593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.841', W 77° 44.756'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 50.46" N, 77° 44' 45.36" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4855-4999 Harpers Ferry Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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