Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM3PF)

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

N 39° 28.541', W 77° 44.814'

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Jackson's Command

Major General Thomas J. Jackson,
Commanding.
(September 17, 1862.)

Jackson's Command was in order of battle at 5:30 a.m. Jackson's Division, commanded by J.R. Jones, in two lines, its right resting on the Hagerstown Turnpike 230 yards north of this. Early's and Hay's Brigades of Ewell's Division were on the left rear of Jones, and the Brigades of Lawton and Trimble were in the fields between the Hagerstown Turnpike and the East Woods. Jackson's Command was assaulted in this position, between the hours of 5:30 and 8 a.m., by the First and Twelfth Corps of the Army of the Potomac. At about 9 a.m., having been re-enforced by McLaws' and Walker's Division of Longstreet's Command, it repulsed an assault of Sedgwick's Division of the Second Corps.
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HM NumberHM3PF
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number315
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 4:55pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263724 N 4373168
Decimal Degrees39.47568333, -77.74690000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.541', W 77° 44.814'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 32.46" N, 77° 44' 48.84" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5822 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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