Twelfth Army Corps

Twelfth Army Corps (HM3JE)

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

N 39° 28.819', W 77° 44.889'

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Gordon's Brigade, Williams' Division

U.S.A.
Twelfth Army Corps,
Gordon's Brigade, Williams' Division

Brig. Gen. George H. Gordon, Commanding.
Organization.
2nd Massachusetts Infantry,
3rd Wisconsin Infantry,
27th Indiana Infantry,
13th New Jersey Infantry,
107th New York Infantry,
Zouaves D'Afrique, Pennsylvania.
September 17, 1862, No. 2.

Immediately after the withdrawal of Gordon's Brigade to the East Woods, after being relieved by Sedgwick's Division, it was ordered to the support of that Division in the West Woods.

The 13th New Jersey and 2d Massachusetts advanced into this road. —The former north and latter south of this point.— where the encountered such a destructive fire from the enemy that they were compelled to retire to the East Woods. Later in the day, the 13th New Jersey advanced into the woods west of the Dunkard Church and took position on the right of Greene's Division.
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HM NumberHM3JE
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number55
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 6:13pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263632 N 4373685
Decimal Degrees39.48031667, -77.74815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.819', W 77° 44.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 49.14" N, 77° 44' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6001-6099 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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