Reserve Artillery

Reserve Artillery (HM4FH)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 27.627', W 77° 44.474'

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Army of Northern Virginia

C.S.A.
Reserve Artillery,
Army of Northern Virginia,

Brig. Gen. William N. Pendleton, Commanding.
September 16-18, 1862.

A portion of the Reserve Artillery took part in the battle of September 16-17; The rest was posted at the fords, in the vicinity of Williamsport and Shepherdstown, to command the crossings of the Potomac River.

On the 16th the artillery was posted on the high ground either side of the Boonsboro' Pike, east of Sharpsburg, from which it engaged the long-range artillery of the Army of the Potomac which occupied the high ground on the east side of the Antietam.
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HM NumberHM4FH
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number355
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 9:20am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264160 N 4371462
Decimal Degrees39.46045000, -77.74123333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.627', W 77° 44.474'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 37.62" N, 77° 44' 28.44" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18123-18137 MD-34, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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