Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM39V)

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

N 39° 28.857', W 77° 44.741'

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Lawton's Brigade, Ewell's Division

C.S.A.
Jackson's Command.
Lawton's Brigade, Ewell's Division.

Col. M. Dougass, 13th Georgia Infantry,
Commanding.
Organization.
13th, 26th, 31st, 38th, 60th, and 61st Georgia Infantry.
(September 16-17, 1862.)

At 10 p.m., of the 16th, Lawton's Brigade advanced from its position west of the Dunkard Church and relieved Wofford's Brigade of Hood's Division in the fields south of the cornfield and east of the Hagerstown Pike. Skirmishers were thrown forward into the south edge of the cornfield. In this position the brigade was attacked at about 5:30 a.m., on the 17th, by Seymour's Brigade of Meade's Division on the right and at 6 a.m. by three brigades of Doubleday's Division on the left. After loosing its commander and more than one-half its members, it was relieved by Wofford's Brigade of Hood's Division and withdrawn to the woods southwest of the Dunkard Church and was not again engaged.
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HM NumberHM39V
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number343
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 10:11pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263846 N 4373749
Decimal Degrees39.48095000, -77.74568333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.857', W 77° 44.741'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 51.42" N, 77° 44' 44.46" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 326 The Cornfield Ave, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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