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Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

First Army Corps

 
 
First Army Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. First Army Corps Marker
Inscription.
U.S.A.
First Army Corps.
Seymour's Brigade of Meade's Division, after its engagement with the enemy of September 16, 1862, bivouacked on either side of this road at this point, with pickets thrown forward into the East Woods.
 
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number J.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.05′ N, 77° 44.514′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Smoketown Road and Mansfield Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Smoketown Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Twelfth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps. (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named
First Army Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
2. First Army Corps Marker
Twelfth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); William's Division, Twelfth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Twelfth Army Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mansfield (about 300 feet away); Major General Joseph K. F. Mansfield (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Regarding First Army Corps. This marker is included on the East Woods Virtual Tour by Markers see the Virtual tour link below to see the markers in sequence.
 
Also see . . .
1. Antietam Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Seymour's Brigade. (Submitted on March 4, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. East Woods Virtual Tour by Markers. A collection of markers interpreting the action of during the Battle of Antietam around the East Woods.
Bivouack Marker with Placemark image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
3. Bivouack Marker with Placemark
The place mark notes the direction of the tour route toward the Dunker Church.
(Submitted on March 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
First Army Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. First Army Corps Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 677 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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