Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command

Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command (HM4FR)

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

N 39° 27.596', W 77° 44.547'

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C.S.A.
Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command,

Col. Stephen D. Lee, C.S.A., Commanding.
Organization.
Ashland Artillery Va.,
Bedford Artillery Va.,
Brooks Artillery S.C.,
Madison Light Artillery La.,
Eubank's Battery Va.,
Parker's Battery Va.
September 15-16, 1862.

The Reserve Artillery crossed the Antietam about 8 a.m. of the 15th and took position on the high ground overlooking the creek to the east and south of Sharpsburg. Eubank's Battery was posted on the bluff commanding the Burnside Bridge. At 1 p.m. the Reserve Artillery engaged the long-range guns of the enemy along the heights on the east bank of Antietam Creek. During the night of the 15th the Reserve Artillery was moved to the left, to a position near the Dunkard Church.
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HM NumberHM4FR
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number305
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 1:57am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264054 N 4371408
Decimal Degrees39.45993333, -77.74245000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.596', W 77° 44.547'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 35.76" N, 77° 44' 32.82" 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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