Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command

Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command (HM4G8)

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

N 39° 27.615', W 77° 44.532'

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Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command,

Brig. Gen. Nathan G. Evans, Commanding
Organization.
17th South Carolina Infantry,
18th South Carolina Infantry,
22nd South Carolina Infantry,
23rd South Carolina Infantry,
Holcombe S.C. Legion,
Macbeth S.C. Artillery.
September 14-16, 1862.

Evans' Brigade, with Hood's Division, formed the rear guard of the Army of Northern Virginia during its withdrawal from South Mountain. Reaching this point about noon of Sept. 15, it formed in support of the artillery of Longstreet's Command with orders to cover the Middle Bridge across the Antietam. It skirmished with the enemy during the afternoon of the 16th, but was not otherwise engaged.
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HM NumberHM4G8
Series This marker is part of the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers series
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Marker Number312
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 4:41pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264076 N 4371442
Decimal Degrees39.46025000, -77.74220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.615', W 77° 44.532'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 36.90" N, 77° 44' 31.92" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18100-18120 MD-34, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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