Jackson's Command

Jackson's Command (HM72F)

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

N 39° 28.719', W 77° 44.863'

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Winder's Brigade, Jackson's Division

C.S.A.
Jackson's Command
Winder's Brigade, Jackson's Division

Col. A.J. Grigsby, 27th Virginia Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
2d Virginia Infantry
4th Virginia Infantry
5th Virginia Infantry
27th Virginia Infantry
33d Virginia Infantry
September 16-17, 1862.

On the evening of September 16, Winder's Brigade formed line perpendicular to this road, its right resting at this point, its left 130 yards west connecting with Jones' Brigade. In this position these brigades were assaulted by the enemy, early on the 17th, and forced back to the reserves in the edge of the woods. Soon afterward, the entire division advanced but was compelled to retire. Re-enforced by Early's Brigade, the division again advanced and again fell back and reformed beyond the West Woods where it supported the assault of McLaws' Division.
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HM NumberHM72F
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Marker Number335
Placed ByAntietam Battlefield Board
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 8:48pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263664 N 4373499
Decimal Degrees39.47865000, -77.74771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.719', W 77° 44.863'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 43.14" N, 77° 44' 51.78" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5824-6098 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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