Ninth Army Corps

Ninth Army Corps (HM3W0)

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

N 39° 27.354', W 77° 44.277'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 57 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription

Welsh's Brigade, Willcox's Division

U.S.A.
Ninth Army Corps.
Welsh's Brigade, Willcox's Division.

Col. Thomas Welsh, 45th Pennsylvania Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
8th Michigan Infantry,
46th New York Infantry,
45th and 100th Pennsylvania Infantry.
September 17, 1862.

On the morning of the 17th Welsh's Brigade was in reserve on the eastern slope of the ridge on the left bank of the Antietam, nearly opposite the Burnside Bridge. About 2 p.m., after Sturgis' Division had carried the bridge, the brigade crossed and, following the road to Sharpsburg about 250 yards, formed line west of the road.

The brigade then advanced over the high ground west of the road, gradually crossing to the east, until its right was near this point, its center in the ravine and at the stone mill, and its left in the apple orchard beyond, when the attack of A.P. Hill on the left flank of the Corps compelled it to withdraw to the banks of the Antietam, where it remained until the evening of the 18th.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM3W0
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
Tags
Marker Number64
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 6:48am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264427 N 4370948
Decimal Degrees39.45590000, -77.73795000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.354', W 77° 44.277'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 21.24" N, 77° 44' 16.62" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18155-18199 Rodman Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. What year was the marker erected?
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?