Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps

Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps (HM4DF)

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° 42.978'

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Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps,

Maj. Gen. Israel B. Richardson, Commanding.
September 15-17, 1862.

On the night of Sept. 15, 1862, the division was posted at the foot of the ridge on the north side of this road, to hold the bridge across the Antietam and secure the crossing for the movement of Sept. 16. The division occupied this position until the morning of Sept. 17, when it was relieved by Morell's Division of the Fifth Corps.
HM NumberHM4DF
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number34
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 5:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 266334 N 4372333
Decimal Degrees39.46888333, -77.71630000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.133', W 77° 42.978'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 7.98" N, 77° 42' 58.68" 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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