Longstreet's Command

Longstreet's Command (HM4G4)

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

N 39° 27.593', W 77° 44.556'

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Anderson's Brigade, D.R. Jones' Division

C.S.A.
Longstreet's Command.
Anderson's Brigade, D.R. Jones' Division.

Col. George T. Anderson, 11th Georgia Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
1st Georgia Infantry (Regulars.)
7th Georgia Infantry,
8th Georgia Infantry,
9th Georgia Infantry,
11th Georgia Infantry.
September 15-16, 1862.

Anderson's Brigade, temporarily attached to Hood's Division, reached Sharpsburg about noon of the 15th, and went into position on the south of this road in support of the Washington Artillery.

It remained in this position and in a corresponding position on the opposite side of the road, which it occupied for about three hours, until the morning of the 17th when it was moved to the left to support Hood's Division.
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HM NumberHM4G4
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number328
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 6:34pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264040 N 4371402
Decimal Degrees39.45988333, -77.74260000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.593', W 77° 44.556'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 35.58" N, 77° 44' 33.36" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 384-388 MD-34, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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