Second Army Corps

Second Army Corps (HM47J)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 28.286', W 77° 44.439'

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Morris' Brigade, French's Division

U.S.A.
Second Army Corps,
Morris' Brigade, French's Division.

Colonel Dwight Morris, 14th Connecticut, Commanding.
Organization.
14th Connecticut Infantry,
108th New York Infantry,
130th Pennsylvania Infantry.
September 17, 1862.

Morris' Brigade relieved Weber's and took position on the rise of ground just north of the Bloody Lane; The 108th New York east of Roulette's Lane, the 14th Connecticut and the 130th Pennsylvania west of it. Here, supported and afterwards reinforced by Kimball's Brigade, it maintained a severe contest losing heavily in killed and wounded. In the later part of the engagement the 14th Connecticut was sent to reinforce Richardson's Division on the left.
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HM NumberHM47J
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number42
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:53pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264247 N 4372679
Decimal Degrees39.47143333, -77.74065000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.286', W 77° 44.439'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 17.16" N, 77° 44' 26.34" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18102-18150 Bloody Ln, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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