Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM439)

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

N 39° 27.085', W 77° 44.813'

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Archer's Brigade, Hill's Light Division

C.S.A.
Jackson's Command.
Archer's Brigade, Hill's Light Division.

Brig. Gen. J.J. Archer.
Organization.
19th Georgia Infantry,
7th Tennessee Infantry,
14th Tennessee Infantry,
1st Tennessee Infantry, (Provisional Army)
September 17, 1862.

Archer's Brigade formed line in the road at this point about 3 p.m. Supported on the right by the brigades of Branch and Gregg, and on the left by Toombs' Brigade of D.R. Jones' Division, it advanced through a narrow cornfield and across the broad ravine beyond, to the stone wall about 600 yards distant, where it met and checked the left of the advancing Federal line. An attempt to advance farther was repulsed and the brigade rallied behind the stone wall, where it remained until early on the morning of the 19th when it recrossed the Potomac at Blackford's Ford.
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HM NumberHM439
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number352
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263643 N 4370474
Decimal Degrees39.45141667, -77.74688333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.085', W 77° 44.813'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 5.10" N, 77° 44' 48.78" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5011 Harpers Ferry Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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