36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (HM3W8)

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

N 39° 27.236', W 77° 44.338'

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(Front of Monument):
36th Infantry
commanded by
Lieut. Col. Melvin Clarke (Killed)
Crook's (2d) Brigade
Kanawha Division
Ninth Army Corps
Army of the Potomac
Ohio


(Rear of Monument):
This Regiment advanced near the Bridge over Antietam Creek on the morning of September 17, 1862, supporting Sturgis' Division. It participated in the charge by which the Bridge was captured. Lieut. Col. Melvin Clarke was killed near this spot.

Its loss was 1 officer and 1 man killed; 21 men wounded; 2 men missing. Total 25.
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Details
HM NumberHM3W8
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Year Placed1903
Placed ByState of Ohio
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 4:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264333 N 4370732
Decimal Degrees39.45393333, -77.73896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.236', W 77° 44.338'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 14.16" N, 77° 44' 20.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 500-600 Branch Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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