First Army Corps

First Army Corps (HM3HO)

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

N 39° 29.009', W 77° 44.516'

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Seymour's Brigade, Meade's Division

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

Brig. Gen. Truman Seymour, Commanding.
Organization.
1st Penn. Reserve Infantry,
2nd Penn. Reserve Infantry,
5th Penn. Reserve Infantry,
6th Penn. Reserve Infantry,
13th Penn. Reserve Infantry,
September 17, 1862.

Seymour's Brigade became engaged at daybreak, and advanced on either side of this road into the East Wood, where it became heavily engaged with the enemy.

At the western edge of the East Wood its advance was checked by the enemy, and its ammunition having been exhausted, it was relieved about 7 a.m. by Ricketts' Division, and withdrawn to the ridge in the rear of Joseph Poffenberger's.
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HM NumberHM3HO
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number17
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 1:09am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264178 N 4374020
Decimal Degrees39.48348333, -77.74193333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 29.009', W 77° 44.516'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 29' 0.54" N, 77° 44' 30.96" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6122-6198 Smoketown Rd, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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