Fifth Army Corps

Fifth Army Corps (HM3VB)

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

N 39° 27.702', W 77° 44.159'

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First Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry

U.S.A.
Fifth Army Corps
First Battalion (8 Cos), Fourteenth U.S. Infantry

Captain W. Harvey Brown, 14th U.S. Infantry, Commanding.
September 17, 1862.

At 3 p.m. of the 17th, the First Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry crossed the Antietam at the middle bridge and advanced on the Boonsboro Pike; until it reached the point where the Bloody Lane enters the Pike, (200 yards east of this), where the battalion was posted on the left (south) of the Pike as a reserve to the 4th U.S. Infantry.

At dusk companies F. and G. deployed as skirmishers, advanced to this lane, formed on the right of the Second and Tenth U.S. Infantry, and engaged the Confederate skirmishers in the edge of the cornfield in front.

The battalion was withdrawn at dusk and recrossed the Antietam.
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HM NumberHM3VB
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number79
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 8:43pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264616 N 4371587
Decimal Degrees39.46170000, -77.73598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.702', W 77° 44.159'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 42.12" N, 77° 44' 9.54" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8884 Richardson Ave, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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