Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery

Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery (HM4B3)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.802', W 77° 43.906'

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Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery,

Lieut. William E. Van Reed, U.S.A., Commanding.
(September 17, 1862.)

Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery, crossed the Antietam, by the Middle Bridge and about 2 p.m., September 17, relieved Battery M, 2d U.S. Artillery, taking position on the ridge immediately north of this point. After the expenditure of 400 rounds of ammunition at 5 p.m., the battery was relieved in turn, by Battery M, 2d U.S. Artillery, soon after which it recrossed the Antietam.
HM NumberHM4B3
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number97
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 8:31am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264984 N 4371761
Decimal Degrees39.46336667, -77.73176667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.802', W 77° 43.906'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 48.12" N, 77° 43' 54.36" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18276 MD-34, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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