Lee's Artillery Battalion

Lee's Artillery Battalion (HM1A4C)

Location: Keedysville, MD 21756 Washington County
Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.491', W 77° 44.732'

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Col. Stephen D. Lee

Lee's Battalion of nineteen cannons were positioned on this high ground and for over three hours fired toward the soldiers and artillery of the Union First and Twelfth Corps. Lee's gunners were under constant fire from the north, and on their flank from the long range Union guns on the east side of Antietam Creek. The Battalion had approximately 300 men. 86 were killed and wounded and 60 horses were disabled.

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HM NumberHM1A4C
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 7:12pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263839 N 4373072
Decimal Degrees39.47485000, -77.74553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.491', W 77° 44.732'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 29.46" N, 77° 44' 43.92" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 30802-30828 Antietam Remembered, Keedysville MD 21756, US
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