Fourth United States Infantry

Fourth United States Infantry (HM4BT)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.777', W 77° 44.108'

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Fourth United States Infantry.

The Fourth United States Infantry, Captain Hiram Dryer commanding, crossing the Antietam between 2 and 3 p.m. of September 17, 1862, advanced to with in a few feet of this point; three companies under command of Lieut. C.H. Charlton were deployed as skirmishers and moving over the high ground in the direction of Sharpsburg became sharply engaged with those of the enemy. The skirmishers were withdrawn about sunset and shortly after, the regiment retired across the Antietam. This tablet marks the center of the advanced line.
HM NumberHM4BT
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number86
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 11:36pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264693 N 4371723
Decimal Degrees39.46295000, -77.73513333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.777', W 77° 44.108'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 46.62" N, 77° 44' 6.48" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 169 Richardson Ave, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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