Second Army Corps

Second Army Corps (HM4EF)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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N 39° 28.688', W 77° 45.096'

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Howard's Brigade, Sedgwick's Division

Second Army Corps.
Howard's Brigade, Sedgwick's Division,

Brig. Gen. O.O. Howard, Commanding,
69th Pennsylvania Infantry,
71st Pennsylvania Infantry,
72d Pennsylvania Infantry,
106th Pennsylvania Infantry.
September 17, 1862.

Howard's Brigade following Gorman and Dana in their attack, passed through the East Woods, crossed the Cornfield and the Hagerstown Pike and reached the edge of the West Woods, where its advance was checked about 90 yards east of this point.

Its left flank having been attacked and turned by McLaws' and Walker's Divisions, it was forced to retire to the fields north of D.R. Miller's, where it was reformed and placed in position in support of part of the artillery of the First and Twelfth Corps and of Sedgwick's Division of the Second Corps.
HM NumberHM4EF
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number39
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
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Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 2:28pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263328 N 4373452
Decimal Degrees39.47813333, -77.75160000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.688', W 77° 45.096'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 41.28" N, 77° 45' 5.76" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5901-5999 MD-65, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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