Longstreet's Command

Longstreet's Command (HM4FN)

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

N 39° 27.597', W 77° 44.545'

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Longstreet's Command,

Major General James Longstreet, Commanding.
(September 14-16, 1862.)

Longstreet's command, consisting of D.R. Jones' and Hood's Divisions and Evans' Brigade, with D.H. Hill's Division of Jackson's Command, withdrew from its position on the South Mountain during the night of September 14, and marched by the Boonsboro' Pike to Sharpsburg. It crossed the Antietam at the Middle Bridge and, reaching the field at about noon of September 15, formed line outside the town, its left resting on the Boonsboro Pike at this point, where it connected with the Division of D.H. Hill of Jackson's Command. Its right extended beyond the town in the direction of Burnside Bridge.
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HM NumberHM4FN
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number303
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264056 N 4371409
Decimal Degrees39.45995000, -77.74241667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.597', W 77° 44.545'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 35.82" N, 77° 44' 32.70" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 390-398 MD-34, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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