Longstreet's Command

Longstreet's Command (HM4FT)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.595', W 77° 44.549'

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Reserve Artillery, Hood's Division

Longstreet's Command.
Reserve Artillery, Hood's Division,

Major B.W. Frobel, C.S.A., Commanding.
German (South Carolina) Artillery,
Palmetto (South Carolina) Artillery,
Rowan (North Carolina) Artillery.
September 15-17, 1862.

The Reserve Artillery of Hood's Division reached Sharpsburg at noon of Sept. 15. It was posted on the right of the Boonsboro' Pike and became engaged with the enemy during the afternoon of the 16th. At about 2 p.m. on the 17th, it went into position on the left of the road leading to the Burnside Bridge and co-operated wit the divisions of D.R. Jones and A.P. Hill in resisting the advance of the Ninth Army Corps. One section of the German Artillery was detached from its battery and served with Hood's Division in the fields beyond the Dunkard Church.
HM NumberHM4FT
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number311
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 1:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264051 N 4371406
Decimal Degrees39.45991667, -77.74248333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.595', W 77° 44.549'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 35.70" N, 77° 44' 32.94" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 390-398 MD-34, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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