3rd Delaware Infantry

3rd Delaware Infantry (HM4F5)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.742', W 77° 44.971'

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3rd Delaware Volunteers
Major Arthur MaGinnis
3rd Brigade,2nd Division, XII Corps
This regiment, worn down from active
service in the second Manassas Campaign,
went into action Sept. 17, 1862 with only
five officers and 120 men. It started
out on the right of the Union line in
front of the West Woods. After heavy
action along the Hagerstown Pike, it
helped repulse Confederate counter attack
following rout of Sedgwick's Division.
Final position of the regiment, 65 yards
North of this point.

LossesOfficers - Killed 1 - Wounded 2
Men - Killed 5 - Wounded 9
Total 17 of 125 engaged

Erected by
Delaware Civil War Centennial Commission
May 30, 1964
HM NumberHM4F5
Year Placed1964
Placed ByDelaware Civil War Centennial Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 11:00pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263510 N 4373546
Decimal Degrees39.47903333, -77.74951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.742', W 77° 44.971'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 44.52" N, 77° 44' 58.26" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5824-6098 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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