9th New York Infantry

9th New York Infantry (HM43I)

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

N 39° 27.166', W 77° 44.626'

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Hawkins' Zouaves

(West Face):
"Toujours Pret"
Erected by the State of New
York to the memory of the Ninth
New York Infantry - Hawkins
Zouaves - who fought on this
Field, Sept. 17, 1862.

(North Face):
Members present for duty in
action 373, killed 54, wounded 158, missing 28, total loss 240.

Two Companies were detailed and engaged elsewhere and did not participate in the advance.

(East Face)
The greatest mortality ocurred near this position, where the regiment contended with a superior force of infantry and artillery.

(South Face)
About 2 P.M. having forded the Antietam Creek, the regiment meeting with desperate resistance, advanced to this position and held it until ordered elsewhere.
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Details
HM NumberHM43I
Tags
Year Placed1897
Placed ByState of New York
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:53am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263916 N 4370616
Decimal Degrees39.45276667, -77.74376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.166', W 77° 44.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 9.96" N, 77° 44' 37.56" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18033 Burnside Bridge Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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