Second Army Corps

Second Army Corps (HM362)

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

N 39° 28.206', W 77° 44.236'

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Caldwell's Brigade, Richardson's Division

U.S.A.
Second Army Corps.
Caldwell's Brigade, Richardson's Division.

Brig. General John C. Caldwell, Commanding.
Organization
5th New Hampshire, 81st Pennsylvania, 7th, 61st,
and 64th New York Infantry.
(September 17, 1862)

Caldwell's Brigade relieved Meagher's and became heavily engaged with the Confederate Infantry, occupying the Sunken Road and Piper's Cornfield south of it. After an obstinate contest, the Brigade succeeded in dislodging the Confederates from the Sunken Road and, having repelled several attempts to turn its flanks, advanced to the high ground overlooking Piper's House where it was halted by command of General Richardson.
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HM NumberHM362
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number45
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 9:58am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264534 N 4372523
Decimal Degrees39.47010000, -77.73726667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.206', W 77° 44.236'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 12.36" N, 77° 44' 14.16" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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