Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps

Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps (HM3R7)

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

N 39° 28.524', W 77° 44.781'

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Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps.

Brig. Gen. George Greene, Commanding.
(September 17, 1862.)

Greene's Division having turned the enemy's right in the East Woods advanced against the Confederate infantry north and east of this point, which retired to the woods west of the Hagerstown Pike. Greene pressed forward in pursuit through the East Woods and across Mumma's Fields to the ridge a few yards east of this point, where he halted to replenish ammunition. With the assistance of Monroe's Tompkins' and Owen's Rhode Island, Knapp's Pennsylvania and Edgell's New Hampshire Batteries, he repulsed several assaults of the enemy. About 10:30 a.m., he crossed this road and advanced into the woods beyond the Dunkard Church which he held until noon, when he was compelled to retire to the East Woods, where he formed line in support of the Sixth Army Corps.
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HM NumberHM3R7
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number51
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 3:51pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263770 N 4373135
Decimal Degrees39.47540000, -77.74635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.524', W 77° 44.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 31.44" N, 77° 44' 46.86" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 225-249 Antietam Remembered, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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