Unknown Union Soldiers of the Irish Brigade

Unknown Union Soldiers of the Irish Brigade (HMRYR)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.591', W 77° 44.479'

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Here lie the partial remains of four unknown Union soldiers of the Irish Brigade, killed September 17, 1862, during the Battle of Antietam, while assaulting the Confederate positions in "Bloody Lane." After the war, portions of their bodies were removed and interred in this National Cemetery. These additional remains were discovered within the battlefield in 1988 and reinterred September 27, 1989.
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 2:39am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264151 N 4371395
Decimal Degrees39.45985000, -77.74131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.591', W 77° 44.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 35.46" N, 77° 44' 28.74" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 320 E Main St, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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