Ninth Army Corps

Ninth Army Corps (HM40F)

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

N 39° 27.053', W 77° 44.405'

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Nagle's Brigade, Sturgis' Division

U.S.A.
Ninth Army Corps,
Nagle's Brigade, Sturgis' Division

Brig. Gen. James Nagle, Commanding.
Organization.
2nd Maryland Infantry, 9th New Hampshire Infantry,
6th New Hampshire Infantry, 48th Pennsylvania Infantry.
(September, 17, 1862.)

The brigade assisted in carrying the Burnside Bridge, and crossed it soon after 1 p.m. After the repulse of the three divisions of Wilcox, Scammon and Rodman later in the day Ferrero's and Nagle's Brigades advanced to the crest of the ridge about 420 yards east of this to check Confederate pursuit. The 48th Pennsylvania supported and relieved the 51st Pennsylvania, engaging the Confederates posted on this line and behind the stone walls right and left of this point. The engagement continued into the night, and the regiment and brigade bivouacked on the ground on which they had fought.
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HM NumberHM40F
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number124
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 12:09pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264227 N 4370397
Decimal Degrees39.45088333, -77.74008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.053', W 77° 44.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 3.18" N, 77° 44' 24.30" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4835 Branch Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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