Longstreet's Command

Longstreet's Command (HM340)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 28.246', W 77° 44.717'

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Cobb's Brigade, McLaw's Division

C.S.A.
Longstreet's Command
Cobb's Brigade, McLaws'Division

Lieut. Col. C.C. Sanders, 24th Georgia Infantry, Commanding
Organization

16th Georgia Infantry, Cobb's (Georgia) Legion
24th Georgia Infantry, 15th North Carolina Infantry
(September 17, 1862)

Cobb's Brigade crossed the Potomac at daybreak and halted near General Lee's Headquarters west of Sharpsburg. At about 9:20 A.M., it formed line on the south side of Bloody Lane, its left resting at this point and, with Rodes' and portions of Garland's and Colquitt's Brigades, participated in the engagement with French's Division of the Second Corps. Later in the day the Brigade changed front to the right, facing east, and supported D. H. Hill's Division and George T. Anderson's Brigade in resisting the advance of Richardson's Division.
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HM NumberHM340
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number363
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 1:59pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263846 N 4372618
Decimal Degrees39.47076667, -77.74528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.246', W 77° 44.717'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 14.76" N, 77° 44' 43.02" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5824-6098 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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