William's Division, Twelfth Army Corps

William's Division, Twelfth Army Corps (HM3H0)

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

N 39° 29.064', W 77° 44.567'

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Williams' Division, Twelfth Army Corps,

Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams, Commanding.
(September 17, 1862.)

Williams' Division moved from the Line and Hoffman Farms at daylight on the 17th, formed line at 7 a.m. near the North Woods, and advanced, Gordon's Brigade on the right to the high ground between D.R. Miller's and the East Woods, facing south; Crawford's Brigade on Gordon's left, facing southwest, and extending across the Smoketown Road. The Division relieved the left and centre of the First Army Corps, checked the Confederate advance, and, in co-operations with Green's Division forced forced the enemy into the West Woods west of the Hagerstown Road. Later it supported the assault made by Sedgwick's Division, Second Corps, and then formed in support of the Sixth Corps and continued upon this duty until the close of the engagement.
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HM NumberHM3H0
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number28
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:32pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264108 N 4374124
Decimal Degrees39.48440000, -77.74278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.064', W 77° 44.567'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 3.84" N, 77° 44' 34.02" 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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