Ninth Army Corps

Ninth Army Corps (HM40V)

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

N 39° 26.955', W 77° 44.445'

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Ewing's Brigade, Kanawha Division

U.S.A.
Ninth Army Corps
Ewing's Brigade, Kanawha Division.

Col. Hugh Ewing, 30th Ohio Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
12th, 23d and 30th Ohio Infantry,
McMullin's Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.
September 16-17, 1862.

On the evening of September 16th Ewing's Brigade formed line under cover of the ridge east of the Antietam, and southeast of the Burnside Bridge. On the morning of the 17th it followed the left bank of the Antietam to Snavely's Ford where it crossed and moving up the right bank of the stream until nearly abreast the bridge, advanced in support of Rodman's Division over the hills and ravines to this point where it met and temporarily checked the advance of A.P. Hill's Division. Its left having been turned by the enemy, ti fell back to the cover of the rolling ground east of this tablet.
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HM NumberHM40V
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number61
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 8:05am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264164 N 4370217
Decimal Degrees39.44925000, -77.74075000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.955', W 77° 44.445'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 57.30" N, 77° 44' 26.70" 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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