Twelfth Army Corps

Twelfth Army Corps (HM46H)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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N 39° 28.458', W 77° 44.762'

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Stainrook's Brigade, Green's Division

Twelfth Army Corps
Stainrook's Brigade, Green's Division,

Col. Henry J. Stainrook, 100th Penn., Commanding.
3d Maryland Infantry, 102d New York Infantry,
111th Pennsylvania Infantry.
(September 17, 1862.)

After the Confederate right flank had been turned, Stainrook's Brigade pursued through the East Woods, cross the fields to the left of the burned buildings on the Mumma Farm and halted behind the ridge a few yards east of this point where with the assistance of Monroe's and Tomkin's Rhode Island Batteries, it protected the right of Frenche's Division of the Second Corps, and repulsed several assaults of the enemy. About 10:30 a.m., the brigade crossed this road and entered the woods on the left of the Dunkard Church its left on the road directly opposite this tablet where it remained until noon when it was compelled to retire to the East Woods.
HM NumberHM46H
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number52
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 6:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263794 N 4373012
Decimal Degrees39.47430000, -77.74603333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.458', W 77° 44.762'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 27.48" N, 77° 44' 45.72" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5831 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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