Twelfth Army Corps

Twelfth Army Corps (HM3MG)

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

N 39° 28.839', W 77° 45.029'

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Goodrich's Brigade, Green's Division

U.S.A.
Twelfth Army Corps.
Goodrich's Brigade, Green's Division,

Col. W.B. Goodrich, 60th New York, Commanding.
Organization.
3d Delaware Infantry, 60th New York Infantry,
Purnell Legion, Maryland Infantry, 78th New York Infantry.
(September 17, 1862.)

Goodrich's Brigade was detached from its Division, when east of Joseph Poffenberger's and ordered to the assistance of Doubleday's Division. It crossed the Hagerstown Pike near Miller's, formed in the north part of the West Woods and on the open ground east of them and, supported by Patrick's Brigade, advanced in the direction of Dunkard Church. When nearing this point it was stubbornly resisted by the enemy, posted in the point of woods immediately southwest of this, Colonel Goodrich was mortally wounded, the loss in the Brigade was heavy and it was obliged to retire.
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HM NumberHM3MG
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number113
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 6:40pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263433 N 4373728
Decimal Degrees39.48065000, -77.75048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.839', W 77° 45.029'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 50.34" N, 77° 45' 1.74" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 347 Starke Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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