Second Army Corps

Second Army Corps (HM4DD)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.133', W 77° 42.976'

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Second Army Corps,

Maj. Gen. Edwin V. Sumner, Commanding.
(September 15 and 16, 1862.)

Richardson's Division of the Second Corps, preceded by the 5th New Hampshire as skirmishers, led the infantry advance from South Mountain on the morning of September 15 and reached this point early in the afternoon, the skirmishers engaging those of the enemy beyond the Antietam. Sedgwick's and French's Divisions passed through Keedysville, late in the day, and bivouacked in the fields west of that place.
HM NumberHM4DD
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number35
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 7:51am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 266336 N 4372333
Decimal Degrees39.46888333, -77.71626667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.133', W 77° 42.976'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 7.98" N, 77° 42' 58.56" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18830-18884 MD-34, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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