Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command

Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command (HM350)

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

N 39° 28.207', W 77° 44.257'

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Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command

Maj. Gen. R.H. Anderson Commanding.
(September 17, 1862)


Anderson's Division comprising the brigades of Cumming, Wright, Pryor, Mahone, Featherstone, and Armistead crossed the Potomac at Blackford's Ford about daybreak and between 9 and 10 a.m. arrived upon this part of the field. Armistead's Brigade was sent to the support of McLaws in the Dunkard Church woods and the other five brigades were disposed in the apple orchard and on open ground either side of it, between this and Piper's Lane. The division advanced in support of a part of D.H. Hill's Division, then heavily engaged, and after a stubborn contest in which portions of the division reached this point, it was repulsed with heavy loss and fell back to Piper's Lane and the Hagerstown Pike.
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HM NumberHM350
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number386
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 9:26am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264504 N 4372525
Decimal Degrees39.47011667, -77.73761667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.207', W 77° 44.257'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 12.42" N, 77° 44' 15.42" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 752 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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