Longstreet's Command

Longstreet's Command (HM3D8)

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

N 39° 28.855', W 77° 44.485'

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Law's Brigade, Hood's Division

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

Col. E.M. Law, 4th Alabama Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
4th Alabama Infantry,
6th North Carolina Infantry,
2nd Mississippi Infantry,
11th Mississippi Infantry.
September 16, 1862.

On the evening of the 16th Law's Brigade advanced from the field in front of the Dunkard Church to a position in the East Woods, on either side of the Smoketown Road, where it supported the skirmishers of Wofford's Brigade in resisting the advance of Seymour's Brigade.

The engagement ceased at dark. At 10 p.m. the brigade was relieved by Trimble's Brigade of Ewell's Division, and withdrawn to the woods west of the Dunkard Church.
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HM NumberHM3D8
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number329
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 7:57pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264213 N 4373734
Decimal Degrees39.48091667, -77.74141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.855', W 77° 44.485'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 51.30" N, 77° 44' 29.10" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6047 Smoketown Rd, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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