Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command

Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command (HM4ES)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.696', W 77° 45.101'

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Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command.

Brigadier General A.R. Lawton,
(September 15-16, 1862.)

Ewell's Division left Harper's Ferry on the night of September 15th, crossed the Potomac at Blackford's Ford and reached Sharpsburg on the morning of the 16th, and, late in the day moved to position in support of Jackson's Division in the West Woods, Early's Brigade on the left with Hay's Brigade in support and Lawton's and Trimble's Brigades in the woods west and north west of the Dunkard Church. About 10 p.m., Lawton's and Trimble's Brigades advanced and relieved Hood's Division near the south edge of Miller's Cornfield and in Mumma's field south of the Smoketown Road.
HM NumberHM4ES
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number326
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 8:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263321 N 4373467
Decimal Degrees39.47826667, -77.75168333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.696', W 77° 45.101'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 41.76" N, 77° 45' 6.06" 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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