Longstreet's Command

Longstreet's Command (HM3CI)

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

N 39° 28.868', W 77° 44.597'

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Law's Brigade, Hood's Division

C.S.A.
Longstreet's Command,
Law's Brigade, Hood's Division,

Colonel E.M. Law, 4th Alabama, Commanding,
Organization.
4th Alabama Infantry, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, 6th North Carolina Infantry, 11th Mississippi Infantry.
(September 17, 1862.)

Law's Brigade advanced from the woods at the Dunkard Church at 7 a.m., and relieved Trimble's Brigade across the Smoketown Road south of this point. Gradually gaining ground to the left, of it center on open ground and its right in the East Woods, it assisted in repulsing the advance of Rickett's Division, First Corps. Supported on the right by the 21st Georgia of Trimble's Brigade and the 5th Texas of Wofford's Brigade, it advanced to the northeast corner of Miller's cornfield and the woods adjacent, from which it was dislodged by the Advance of the Twelfth Corps. It withdrew to the fields south of the Dunkard Church and was not again engaged.
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HM NumberHM3CI
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number330
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 10:59am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264054 N 4373763
Decimal Degrees39.48113333, -77.74328333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.868', W 77° 44.597'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 52.08" N, 77° 44' 35.82" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 694-700 The Cornfield Ave, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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