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

Patrick's Brigade

First Army Corps

 
 
Patrick's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. Patrick's Brigade Marker
Inscription.
U.S.A.
Patrick's Brigade,
First Army Corps.

On the night of September 16, 1862, Patrick's Brigade of Doubleday's Division bivouacked in line of battle on the east side of this road, facing west.

This tablet marks the left of the brigade line, which extended northerly about 320 yards, through a triangular strip of woods.
 
Erected by Antietam Battlefield Board. (Marker Number H.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Antietam Campaign War Department Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 29.293′ N, 77° 45.051′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Dunker Church Road / Old Hagerstown Pike and Mondell Road, on the right when traveling north on Dunker Church Road / Old Hagerstown Pike. Touch 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. First Army Corps (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named First Army Corps (a few steps from this marker); Union Line of Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also
Patrick's Brigade Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
2. Patrick's Brigade Marker
named First Army Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named First Army Corps (about 300 feet away); The 7th Indiana Infantry (about 800 feet away); 7th Regiment Pennsylvania (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clara Barton (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Clara Barton (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Culmination of Another Great Tragedy was at Hand (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Antietam Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on February 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps. Four New York regiments filled out the Brigade. (Submitted on February 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Tablets On the West Edge of the North Woods image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
3. Tablets On the West Edge of the North Woods
Three tablets stand near the intersection of Mondell Road and the Dunker Church Road.
Patrick's Brigade Marker (Right) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. Patrick's Brigade Marker (Right)
Looking North at the Hagerstown Pike image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
5. Looking North at the Hagerstown Pike
The night before the battle, 1st Division of Hooker's I Corps advanced into positions in and around the North Woods. According to the marker, Patrick's Brigade faced east (to the left) along the Pike in this area.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 691 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   3. submitted on February 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on February 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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