Fifth Army Corps

Fifth Army Corps (HM4DG)

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

N 39° 28.13', W 77° 42.957'

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U.S.A.
Fifth Army Corps.

Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter, Commanding.
September 15 and 16, 1862.

The Fifth Army Corps constituted the reserve of the Army of the Potomac. Its advance, Sykes' Division, reached this point in the afternoon of Sept. 15.

On the morning of Sept. 16, it formed in the fields to the south of the Boonsboro Pike in support of the Reserve Artillery which occupied the ridge in front of this point.

Morell's Division arrived at Keeysville about noon on Sept. 16, and encamped in the fields west of the town.
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HM NumberHM4DG
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number33
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 11:43pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 266364 N 4372326
Decimal Degrees39.46883333, -77.71595000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.13', W 77° 42.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 7.80" N, 77° 42' 57.42" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18830-18884 Shepherdstown Pike, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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