Jones' Battalion, Reserve Artillery

Jones' Battalion, Reserve Artillery (HM4GQ)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.636', W 77° 44.475'

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Jones' Battalion, Reserve Artillery,

Major H.P. Jones, Commanding.
Morris (Virginia) Artillery, Orange (Virginia) Artillery,
Turner's (Virginia) Battery, Wimbish's (Virginia) Battery,
(September 17, 1862.)

Jones' artillery battalion occupied the ridge north of this point and was actively engaged early in the day, but was soon withdrawn to the lower ground between the ridge and the Hagerstown Pike. In the afternoon the battalion reoccupied the ridge and engaged the Union batteries that had crossed by the middle bridge to the west side of the Antietam. It resisted also the advance of the infantry of the Fifth Corps. At sundown the battalion was again withdrawn.
HM NumberHM4GQ
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Marker Number316
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
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Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 7:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264159 N 4371479
Decimal Degrees39.46060000, -77.74125000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.636', W 77° 44.475'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 38.16" N, 77° 44' 28.50" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18122-18136 MD-34, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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