Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps

Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps (HM4EG)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 29.434', W 77° 44.457'

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Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps,

Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts, Commanding.
September 16, 1862.

Ricketts' Division crossed the Antietam at the Sumner Bridge on the afternoon of Sept. 16, and moved in a westerly direction toward the Smoketown Road.

At 6 p.m., Meade's Division having encountered the enemy's infantry on the Smoketown Road, near the East Woods, this formed on the extreme left of the corps in support of Meade.

On the right and left of the road at this point the division bivouacked on the night of the 16th.
HM NumberHM4EG
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number14
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264286 N 4374804
Decimal Degrees39.49056667, -77.74095000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.434', W 77° 44.457'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 26.04" N, 77° 44' 27.42" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6700-6798 Smoketown Rd, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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