First Army Corps

First Army Corps (HM3KI)

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

N 39° 28.966', W 77° 44.945'

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Magilton's Brigade, Meade's Division

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

Col A.L. Magilton, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves,
Commanding.
(September 17, 1862.)

Magilton's Brigade advanced from the North Woods about 6:30 a.m. and, passing a few yards east of D.R. Miller's House, formed line on the left of Anderson's Brigade. A part of the Brigade, supported by the 124th Pennsylvania, of the Twelfth Corps, engaged the enemy in the north edge of the Cornfield. Soon after, the Brigade was ordered to the left to the assistance of Seymour and Ricketts in and in front of the East Woods. While in motion by the left flank about 75 feet north of the Cornfield, the Brigade was fiercely assailed by the Confederates. The assault was checked by the timely arrival and assistance of Williams' Division, Twelfth Corps, after which the Brigade was withdrawn to the fields northeast of Joseph Poffenberger's.
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HM NumberHM3KI
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number12
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 6:54pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263560 N 4373960
Decimal Degrees39.48276667, -77.74908333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.966', W 77° 44.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 57.96" N, 77° 44' 56.70" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5662-5668 The Cornfield Trail, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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