Cavalry Division

Cavalry Division (HM49X)

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

N 39° 27.826', W 77° 43.79'

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U.S.A.
Cavalry Division,

Brig. Gen. Alfred Pleasanton, Commanding.
(September 17, 1862.)

The Cavalry Division was stationed along the west bank of Antietam Creek during the Battle of September 17, in support of Horse Batteries A, B, and L (Consolidated) and M, of the Second U.S. Artillery, and Batteries C and G (Consolidated) of the Third Artillery, which were established on the crest of the ridge in front of this point. This division occupied a portion of the ground between the left flank of the Second and the right flank of the Ninth Army Corps, and covered the approaches to the bridge across Antietam Creek. At night the division was withdrawn.
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HM NumberHM49X
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number21
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 1:37am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 265152 N 4371800
Decimal Degrees39.46376667, -77.72983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.826', W 77° 43.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 49.56" N, 77° 43' 47.40" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18276-18440 MD-34, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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