Second Army Corps

Second Army Corps (HM365)

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

N 39° 28.204', W 77° 44.233'

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Brooke's Brigade, Richardson's Division

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

Col. John R. Brooke, 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry.
commanding.
organization.
2nd Delaware Infantry,
52nd New York Infantry,
57th New York Infantry,
66th New York Infantry,
53d Pennsylvania Infantry,
September 17, 1862.

Brooke's Brigade formed the reserve of Richardson's Division. After checking an attempt of the enmy to gain the right rear of Frenche's Division near Roulette's House, it co-operated with Caldwell in his advance across the Bloody Lane and through the Cornfield to the South; The advance regiments driving the enemy through the Cornfield and outhouses. The ammunition of the Brigade having been exhausted, it was withdrawn and occupied a position a short distance to the north of this point, in support of Battery K, 1st U.S. Artillery.
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HM NumberHM365
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number47
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 4:15pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264538 N 4372519
Decimal Degrees39.47006667, -77.73721667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.204', W 77° 44.233'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 12.24" N, 77° 44' 13.98" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 393-409 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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