Second Army Corps

Second Army Corps (HM48G)

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

N 39° 28.287', W 77° 44.443'

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Weber's Brigade, French's Division

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

Brig. Gen. Max Weber, Commanding.
Organization.
1st Delaware Infantry,
5th Maryland Infantry,
4th New York Infantry.
September 17, 1862.

Weber's Brigade, forming the advance of French's Division, encountered the enemy near Roulette's House at about 9:15 a.m. pushed them back to the Bloody Lane and gained a position on the high ground about 60 yards north of this point. Here the brigade became engaged in an obstinate contest with the enemy, which was maintained until, having lost one-third of its numbers in killed and wounded, it was relieved by Morris' Brigade and withdrawn to the vicinity of Roulette's House where it remained until the close of the day.
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HM NumberHM48G
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number43
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 3:55am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264242 N 4372682
Decimal Degrees39.47145000, -77.74071667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.287', W 77° 44.443'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 17.22" N, 77° 44' 26.58" 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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