Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM3IU)

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

N 39° 28.75', W 77° 44.586'

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Trimble's Brigade, Ewell's Division

U.S.A.
Jackson's Command.
Trimble's Brigade, Ewell's Division.

Col. James A. Walker, 13th Virginia Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
15th Alabama Infantry,
12th Georgia Infantry,
21st Georgia Infantry,
21st North Carolina Battalion.
September 16-17, 1862.

At 10 p.m. of the 16th, Trimble's Brigade advanced from the Dunkard Church Woods and relieved Law's Brigade of Hood's Division at this point. The right of the Brigade rested on the Cemetery, the left of the rocky ledge 100 yards north of the road. In this position it was attacked, on the morning of the 17th. by Seymour's Brigade and Rickett's Division. After a severe engagement, in which it lost one third of its numbers and expended all of its ammunition, it was relieved by Law's Brigade of Hood's Division and withdrawn to the woods beyond the Dunkard Church.
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HM NumberHM3IU
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number341
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 7:16pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264063 N 4373544
Decimal Degrees39.47916667, -77.74310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.75', W 77° 44.586'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 45.00" N, 77° 44' 35.16" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6047 Smoketown Rd, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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