Fifth Army Corps

Fifth Army Corps (HM4C7)

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

N 39° 27.777', W 77° 43.971'

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First Battalion Fourteenth U.S. Infantry

U.S.A.
Fifth Army Corps.
First Battalion (8 Cos) Fourteenth U.S. Infantry.

Capt. W. Harvey Brown, 14th U.S. Infantry, Commanding.
September 17, 1862.

At 3 p.m. the First Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry crossed the Antietam at the Middle Bridge advanced on this road to this point and formed on the hill and in the ravine south of this tablet, the right of the battalion resting on this road. At dusk, Companies F, and G. deployed as skirmishers, advanced about 200 yards to Sherrick's Lane, formed on the right of the Second and Tenth U.S. Infantry, and engaged the enemy.

The Battalion was withdrawn at dark and recrossed the Antietam.
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HM NumberHM4C7
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number80
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 5:33am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264890 N 4371717
Decimal Degrees39.46295000, -77.73285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.777', W 77° 43.971'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 46.62" N, 77° 43' 58.26" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18201-18275 MD-34, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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