Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Army Corps
First Army Corps.
Anderson's Brigade of Meade's Division bivouacked in this low field the night of September 16, 1862.
Its outposts were established in the south edge of the wood in front and beyond the Hagerstown Pike to the west.
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number B.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers marker series.
Location. 39° 29.319′ N, 77° 44.997′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Mansfield Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located to the west of stop two of the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named First Army Corps (here, next to this marker); Union Line of Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Army Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named First Army Corps Patrick's Brigade (about 300 feet away); The 7th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away); 7th Regiment Pennsylvania (about 700 feet away); Clara Barton (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
Also see . . .
1. Antietam Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 3rd Division, I Corps. Meade's Division was made of three brigades (thirteen regiments) of Pennsylvania Reserves. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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