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Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — "You Are Firing Into Our Own Men"
Union Major General Joseph Mansfield led his Twelfth Corps into the East Woods. He had commanded the corps only two days. Mansfield saw soldiers from the 10th Maine Regiment firing into the woods: "Stop, you are firing into our own men!" . . . — Map (db m5812) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — I — 12th Corps Movement
U.S.A. Through the fields west of this road the Twelfth Army Corps moved to the front between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. on September 17, 1862, Williams' Division in advance, Greene's Division following. — Map (db m7190) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 12th Pennsylvania Cavalry
113th of the Line 4th Brigade Cavalry Division Recruited in Philadelphia Battles Participated in Second Manassas - Fisher's Hill - Clarksburg Sugar Loaf Mountain - Monocacy - Charlestown South Mountain - Frederick - Maryland Heights Antietam - . . . — Map (db m5969) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — J — First Army Corps
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Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 17 — First Army CorpsSeymour's Brigade, Meade's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Seymour's Brigade, Meade's Division. Brig. Gen. Truman Seymour, Commanding. Organization. 1st Penn. Reserve Infantry, 2nd Penn. Reserve Infantry, 5th Penn. Reserve Infantry, 6th Penn. Reserve Infantry, 13th Penn. Reserve . . . — Map (db m5992) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — First New Jersey Brigade
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th Infantry and Hexamer’s Battery September 17, 1862 —————The Brigade arrived upon this field from Crampton's Pass about noon, and was formed for a charge upon the Confederate line just north of . . . — Map (db m6025) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 117 — Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps
U.S.A. Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps, Brig. Gen. Geo. S. Greene, Commanding, (September 17, 1862.) Tyndale's and Stainrook's Brigades of Greene's Division formed line about 8 a.m., a short distance beyond the East Woods and, advancing to . . . — Map (db m5792) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 48 — Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps.
U.S.A. Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps. Brig. Gen. George S. Greene, Commanding. September 17, 1862. Greene's Division crossed the Antietam, by the Upper Bridge, about midnight of the 16th and bivouacked on the Hoffman Farm. On the . . . — Map (db m5993) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 340 — Jackson's CommandGarland's Brigade, D.H. Hill's Division
C.S.A. Jackson's Command, Garland's Brigade, D.H. Hill's Division, Col. D.K. McRae, 5th North Carolina, Commanding. Organization. 5th, 12th, 13th, 20th, and 23d North Carolina Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) On the night of September 16, . . . — Map (db m5793) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 341 — Jackson's CommandTrimble's Brigade, Ewell's Division
U.S.A. Jackson's Command. Trimble's Brigade, Ewell's Division. Col. James A. Walker, 13th Virginia Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 15th Alabama Infantry, 12th Georgia Infantry, 21st Georgia Infantry, 21st North Carolina Battalion. September . . . — Map (db m6033) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 329 — Longstreet's CommandLaw's Brigade, Hood's Division
C.S.A. Longstreet's Command. Law's Brigade, Hood's Division. Col. E.M. Law, 4th Alabama Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 4th Alabama Infantry, 6th North Carolina Infantry, 2nd Mississippi Infantry, 11th Mississippi Infantry. September 16, . . . — Map (db m5811) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Major General Joseph K. F. Mansfield
Major General Joseph K.F. Mansfield U.S.A. Mortally Wounded 38 Yards N. 76'W. — Map (db m5998) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Mansfield
(Front Face): Major General Joseph K. F. Mansfield Commanding the 12th Corps Army of the Potomac Mortally wounded near this spot September 17th, 1862 About 7-35 a.m. While deploying his corps in action (Left Face):Erected by . . . — Map (db m5997) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 14 — Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps
U.S.A. Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps, Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts, Commanding. September 16, 1862. Ricketts' Division crossed the Antietam at the Sumner Bridge on the afternoon of Sept. 16, and moved in a westerly direction toward the . . . — Map (db m7189) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 7 — Ricketts’ Division, First Army Corps
U.S.A. Ricketts’ Division, First Army Corps, Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts, Commanding. September 17, 1862. Ricketts’ Division, on the left of the First Corps, formed for attack at 6 a.m., in the following order: Hartsuff’s Brigade in advance, . . . — Map (db m5934) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 75 — Sixth Army CorpsIrwin's Brigade, Smith's Division
U.S.A. Sixth Army Corps. Irwin's Brigade, Smith's Division. Col. William H. Irwin, 49th Pennsylvania Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 7th Maine Infantry, 20th 33rd 49th & 77th New York Infantry. September 17, 1862. Irwin's Brigade reached the . . . — Map (db m6023) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 71 — Slocum's Division, Sixth Army Corps
U.S.A. Slocum's Division, Sixth Army Corps. Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum, Commanding. September 17, 1862. Slocum's Division followed Smith's in its march from near Crampton's Pass on the morning of the 17th, and, upon reaching the field, occupied . . . — Map (db m6001) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 72 — Smith's Division, Sixth Army Corps
U.S.A. Smith's Division, Sixth Army Corps, Maj. Gen. William F. Smith, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Smith's Division left camp between Crampton's Pass and Rohrersville, in Pleasant Valley, at 5:30 a.m., of the 17th, crossed the Antietam at . . . — Map (db m6027) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — The East Woods
"The shells crashing through the trees and fluttering overhead as well as the musketry...all contributed to mark the time, and place, fixed in one's memory forever." Diary of Sergeant Charles Broomhall, 124th Pennsylvania Infantry You are . . . — Map (db m20714) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 27 — Twelfth Army Corps
U.S.A. Twelfth Army Corps Maj. Gen. Jos. K. F. Mansfield, Commanding. September 17, 1862. The Twelfth Corps left its bivouac on the Line and Hoffman Farms at daylight, moved forward in column of battalions in mass and deployed in support of the . . . — Map (db m5947) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 29 — Twelfth Army CorpsCrawford's Brigade Williams' Division
U.S.A. Twelfth Army Corps Crawford's Brigade Williams' Division. Brig. General Samuel W. Crawford, Commanding. Organization. 10th Maine, 28th New York, 46th, 124th, 125th and 128th Pennsylvania Infantry. September 17, 1862. Crawford's Brigade . . . — Map (db m5964) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 50 — Twelfth Army CorpsTyndale's Brigade, Greene's Division
U.S.A. Twelfth Army Corps. Tyndale's Brigade, Greene's Division Lt. Col. Hector Tyndale, 28th Penn. Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 5th Ohio Infantry, 7th Ohio Infantry, 66th Ohio Infantry, 28th Pennsylvania Infantry. September 17, 1862. . . . — Map (db m5973) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 49 — Twelfth Army CorpsStainrook's Brigade, Greene's Division
U.S.A. Twelfth Army Corps. Stainrook's Brigade, Greene's Division. Col. Henry J. Stainrook, 109th Penn. Inf., Commanding. Organization. 3d Maryland Infantry, 102d New York Infantry, 111th Pennsylvania Infantry. September 17, 1862. Stainrook's . . . — Map (db m5995) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — 28 — William's Division, Twelfth Army Corps
U.S.A. Williams' Division, Twelfth Army Corps, Brig. Gen. Alpheus S. Williams, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Williams' Division moved from the Line and Hoffman Farms at daylight on the 17th, formed line at 7 a.m. near the North Woods, and . . . — Map (db m5961) HM

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