Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command

Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command (HM3RF)

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

N 39° 28.523', W 77° 44.781'

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Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command,

Colonel Stephen D. Lee, C.S.A., Commanding.
Organization.
Ashland (Va.) Artillery, Madison (La.) Artillery,
Bedford (Va.) Artillery, Eubanks' (Va.) Artillery,
Brooks (S.C.) Artillery, Parker's (Va.) Battery.
(September 17, 1862.)

At daybreak of the 17th the Ashland Artillery, the Bedford Artillery, the Brooks Artillery and Parker's Battery, went into position on the ridge east of the Dunkard Church. At about 7 a.m., the Brooks Artillery was withdrawn and the Madison Artillery took its place, one section advancing to the open field north. About 8:15 a.m., the batteries were withdrawn to a position west of the Hagerstown Road and about 600 yards south of the Dunkard Church. At 9 a.m. they were withdrawn to Sharpsburg. At 3 p.m. they formed on the high ground commanding the Boonsboro Pike and the Middle Bridge over the Antietam. Eubanks' Battery was detached from the battalion on the 15th and was in support to Toombs' Brigade in front of the Burnside Bridge.
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HM NumberHM3RF
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number306
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 2:38am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263770 N 4373133
Decimal Degrees39.47538333, -77.74635000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.523', W 77° 44.781'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 31.38" N, 77° 44' 46.86" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-316 Antietam Remembered, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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