Meade's Division, First Army Corps

Meade's Division, First Army Corps (HM3FT)

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

N 39° 29.328', W 77° 44.755'

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Meade's Division, First Army Corps,

Maj. Gen. George G. Meade, Commanding.
September 17, 1862.

Meade's Division formed at about 6:30 a.m. in the following order: Seymour's Brigade on the left and in advance, Magilton's and Anderson's Brigades in columns of masses in suport. As Anderson and Magilton emerged from the North Woods, they were deployed to fill the gap between Doubleday's and Ricketts' Divisions. Magilton's Brigade was soon withdrawn and moved to the left in support of Seymour and Ricketts.

Through the gap thus made the enemy attempted to advance, but were checked by the fire of the Corps Artillery and by the arrival of the Twelfth Army Corps.
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HM NumberHM3FT
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number11
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 2:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263853 N 4374621
Decimal Degrees39.48880000, -77.74591667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.328', W 77° 44.755'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 19.68" N, 77° 44' 45.30" 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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