Twelfth Army Corps

Twelfth Army Corps (HM3GN)

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

N 39° 29.064', W 77° 44.57'

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Twelfth Army Corps

Maj. Gen. Jos. K. F. Mansfield, Commanding.
September 17, 1862.

The Twelfth Corps left its bivouac on the Line and Hoffman Farms at daylight, moved forward in column of battalions in mass and deployed in support of the First Corps, William's Division on the right and Greene's Division on the left. Its line extended from D.R. Miller's House on the Hagerstown Pike, in a southeasterly direction to and across the Smoketown Road. While the deployment was in progress, Maj. Gen. Mansfield was mortally wounded and carried from the field.

He was succeeded by Brig. Gen. A.S. Williams. This corps supported then relieved the First Corps.

Later in the day it formed in support of the First and Sixth Corps of the Army of the Potomac.
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HM NumberHM3GN
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number27
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 5:47pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264103 N 4374125
Decimal Degrees39.48440000, -77.74283333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.064', W 77° 44.57'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 3.84" N, 77° 44' 34.20" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17832-17836 Mansfield Ave, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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