Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM432)

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

N 39° 26.844', W 77° 44.76'

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Field's Brigade, Hill's Light Division.

C.S.A.
Field's Brigade, Hill's Light Division,

Col. John M. Brockenbrough, 40th Virginia Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
40th Virginia Infantry,
47th Virginia Infantry,
55th Virginia Infantry,
22d Virginia Infantry.
September 17, 1862.

Field's Brigade left Harper's Ferry at 7:30 a.m. of September 17, reached this point about 3 p.m., and was put in position to guard the approaches to the field by Snavely's Ford and the lower Antietam.

The brigade was not actively engaged, and recrossed the Potomac early on the morning of September 19.
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HM NumberHM432
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number349
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 12:34am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263706 N 4370026
Decimal Degrees39.44740000, -77.74600000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.844', W 77° 44.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 50.64" N, 77° 44' 45.60" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4855-4999 Harpers Ferry Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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