First Army Corps

First Army Corps (HM3FP)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 29.329', W 77° 44.765'

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Magilton's Brigade, Meade's Division

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

Col. Albert Magilton, 4th Penn. Reserves, Commanding.
Organization.
3rd Penn. Reserve Infantry,
4th Penn. Reserve Infantry,
7th Penn. Reserve Infantry,
8th Penn. Reserve Infantry,
September 17, 1862.

Magilton's Brigade formed line at 5:30 a.m. on the left of Anderson's Brigade. At 630 a.m. it advanced through the North Woods, deployed in the open fields and had reached the north fence of the Cornfield when it was sent to the left in support of Seymour and Ricketts. Its ammunition having been exhausted, it was relieved by Williams' Division of the Twelfth Corps and withdrawn to the ridge in rear of Joseph Poffenberger's.
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HM NumberHM3FP
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number16
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 3:38pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263839 N 4374623
Decimal Degrees39.48881667, -77.74608333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.329', W 77° 44.765'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 19.74" N, 77° 44' 45.90" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17834 Mansfield Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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