Capt. Charles SquiresSquires' Battery was posted on this high ground east of Sharpsburg (the National Cemetery was not here). They defended the center of the Confederate army, the crucial Middle Bridge, and the Boonsboro Turnpike. These guns helped repulse Union artillery, cavalry and infantry that crossed over the Middle Bridge. Late in the afternoon, Squires also helped drive Burnside's Ninth Corps back to the Lower Bridge.
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|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 8:55pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 264135 N 4371433|
|Decimal Degrees||39.46018333, -77.74151667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 27.611', W 77° 44.491'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 27' 36.66" N, 77° 44' 29.46" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 18101-18121 Shepherdstown Pike, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US|
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