D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command

D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command (HM4G6)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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N 39° 27.592', W 77° 44.56'

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D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command.

Brig. Gen. David R. Jones, Commanding.
September 15-16, 1862.

This division, composed of the brigades of Toombs, Kempter, Drayton, [J]en[k]ins, Garnett, and George T. Anderson, withdrew from its position on the South Mountain during the night of Sept. 14, and marched by the Boonsboro' Pike, to Sharpsburg.

It crossed the Antietam at the Middle Bridge and took position on the high ground to the south and southeast of the town, commanding the Burnside Bridge. This division participated in the artillery firing and skirmishing on the afternoon of the 16th, but was not otherwise seriously engaged.
HM NumberHM4G6
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number322
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 3:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264035 N 4371401
Decimal Degrees39.45986667, -77.74266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.592', W 77° 44.56'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 35.52" N, 77° 44' 33.60" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 384-388 MD-34, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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