First Army Corps

First Army Corps (HM3F1)

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

N 39° 29.318', W 77° 45'

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Anderson's Brigade, Meade's Division

U.S.A.
First Army Corps.
Anderson's Brigade, Meade's Division.

Lieut. Col. Robert Anderson, 9th Penn. Reserve,
Commanding.
Organization.
9th Pennsylvania Reserves, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves,
10th Pennsylvania Reserves, 12th Pennsylvania Reserves.
(September 17, 1862.)

Anderson's Brigade advanced from this point about 6/30 a.m., in support of Gibbon's, Phelps' and Patrick's Brigades of Doubleday's Division. Midway between the North Woods and the D.R. Miller house, the 10th Regiment was sent to the west about 700 yards to protect the flank of the Union line against a threatened advance of the enemy. The three remaining regiments became engaged with the enemy in the north edge of the cornfield south of the Miller house.
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HM NumberHM3F1
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number24
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 7:45am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263501 N 4374613
Decimal Degrees39.48863333, -77.75000000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.318', W 77° 45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 19.08" N, 77° 45' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17838 Mansfield Ave, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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