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Antietam Campaign War Department Markers

238 historical tablets were erected between 1890 and 1906 to describe the Antietam Campaign.
 
Confederate Tablets near the Dunker Church image, Touch for more information
By Jordan Butler, November 9, 2021
Confederate Tablets near the Dunker Church
1 Maryland, Frederick County, Adamstown — 314 — Jackson's Command
C.S.A. Jackson's Command Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, Commanding. (September 15-16, 1862.) Gen. Jackson, with Ewell's and Jackson's Divisions, left Harpers Ferry late in the afternoon of September 15th, reached Sharpsburg on the morning of the . . . Map (db m185586) HM
2 Maryland, Frederick County, Burkittsville — C.P. 5 — Confederate ForcesMunford’s Brigade and Mahone’s Brigade
Confederate Forces Col. T. T. Munford, 2nd Virginia Cavalry, Commanding, Munford’s Brigade, 2nd & 12th Virginia Cavalry. Mahone’s Brigade, Lt. Col. Wm. A. Parham, 41st Virginia, Commanding. 6th, 12th, 16th, 41st, and 61st Virginia Infantry . . . Map (db m2045) HM
3 Maryland, Frederick County, Burkittsville — C.P. 1 — Crampton’s Pass Tablet C.P. 1
Between September 4th and 7th, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, Commanding, crossed the Potomac near Leesburg, and occupied Frederick, Maryland. On the 10th a movement was made to surround and capture the Union forces at . . . Map (db m2020) HM
4 Maryland, Frederick County, Burkittsville — C.P. 3 — Crampton’s Pass Tablet C.P. 3
(September 14, 1862) Upon the approach of the Sixth Corps, Army of the Potomac, from Jefferson, Col. T. T. Munford, Commanding Cavalry Brigade, prepared to dispute its advance through this Pass. Mahone’s Brigade, Lt. Col. Parham, Commanding, was . . . Map (db m2023) HM
5 Maryland, Frederick County, Burkittsville — C.P. 2 — Maj. Gen. Lafayette McLaws' Command
C. S. A. Maj. Gen. Lafayette McLaws' Command (September 12-13, 1862) McLaws’ Command consisted of Kershaw’s, Barksdale’s, Semmes’ and Cobb’s Brigades of his own Division and R. H. Anderson’s Division of six Brigades-Wilcox’s, Mahone’s, . . . Map (db m2021) HM
6 Maryland, Frederick County, Burkittsville — C.P. 4 — Sixth Army Corps
U. S. A. Sixth Army Corps. Major Gen. W. B. Franklin, Commanding (September 14, 1862) The Sixth Corps consisted of two Divisions commanded by Major Generals H. W. Slocum and W. F. Smith. On the march of the Army of the Potomac through Maryland, . . . Map (db m2024) HM
7 Maryland, Washington County, Boonsboro — T.P. 1 — Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 1
Between September 4th and 7th, 1862, the Army of Northern Virginia, General Robert E. Lee, commanding, crossed the Potomac near Leesburg and occupied Frederick, Maryland. On the 10th a movement was made to surround and capture the Union forces at . . . Map (db m1594) HM
8 Maryland, Washington County, Boonsboro — T. P. 2 — Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 2
In the advance of the Union forces to repel the invasion of Maryland by the Confederates, the Army of the Potomac commanded by Major General Geo. B. McClellan, moved northward from Washington with its front extending from near the Baltimore and Ohio . . . Map (db m1595) HM
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9 Maryland, Washington County, Boonsboro — T. P. 3 — Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 3
Hill's five brigades were encamped at and around Boonsboro to prevent the escape of the Union forces at Harper's Ferry, through Pleasant Valley. Informed that two Union brigades were approaching Turner's Pass, Hill, on the evening of September 13, . . . Map (db m1596) HM
10 Maryland, Washington County, Boonsboro — T. P. 4 — Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 4
Cox’s Division of the Ninth Corps moved from Middletown at 6 A. M., September 14, by the Frederick and Hagerstown Pike, turned to the left at Koogle’s Mill, on the Catoctin, nearly four miles southeast of this, and, marching on the old Sharpsburg . . . Map (db m1597) HM
11 Maryland, Washington County, Boonsboro — T. P. 5 — Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 5
During the contest at Fox's Gap, Hooker's (First) Corps was operating east and northeast of this point. The First Corps left the Monocacy at daybreak, passed through Frederick and Middletown and between 3 and 4 P. M., leaving Gibbon's Brigade on the . . . Map (db m1598) HM
12 Maryland, Washington County, Boonsboro — T. P. 6 — Turner's Pass Tablet T. P. 6
When Hooker moved to the right at Bolivar by way of the Hagerstown road, Gibbon continued on the main road and attacked Colquitt, in position about 700 yards southeast of this point. He drove Colquitt's skirmishers and reached the bend in the road . . . Map (db m1599) HM
13 Maryland, Washington County, Keedysville — Q — 5th Corps, 2nd Division Position Reported missing
U.S.A. On the afternoon of September 15, 1862, the two regular brigades of Sykes' Division, Fifth Army Corps went into position a few feet west of this road and parallel to it, where they remained until the morning of the 19th. This tablet . . . Map (db m117545) HM
14 Maryland, Washington County, Keedysville — 33 — Fifth Army Corps
U.S.A. Fifth Army Corps. Maj. Gen. Fitz John Porter, Commanding. September 15 and 16, 1862. The Fifth Army Corps constituted the reserve of the Army of the Potomac. Its advance, Sykes' Division, reached this point in the afternoon of Sept. 15. . . . Map (db m155757) HM
15 Maryland, Washington County, Keedysville — 19 — Humphreys' Division, Fifth Army Corps
U.S.A. Humphreys' Division, Fifth Army Corps Brig. Gen. Andrew A. Humphreys, Commanding. (September 14-18, 1862.) Humphreys' Division left Washington at daylight on September 14, and reached Frederick on the afternoon of September 15. During . . . Map (db m7140) HM
16 Maryland, Washington County, Keedysville — 26 — Morell's Division, Fifth Army Corps
U.S.A. Morell's Division, Fifth Army Corps. Maj. Gen. George W. Morell, Commanding. September 17 and 18, 1862. Morell's Division relieved Richardson's Division of the Second Corps at about 8.30 a.m. Sept. 17. Two brigades of this division were . . . Map (db m7142) HM
17 Maryland, Washington County, Keedysville — 34 — Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps
U.S.A. Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps, Maj. Gen. Israel B. Richardson, Commanding. September 15-17, 1862. On the night of Sept. 15, 1862, the division was posted at the foot of the ridge on the north side of this road, to hold the . . . Map (db m7145) HM
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18 Maryland, Washington County, Keedysville — 115 — Second Army Corps
U.S.A. Second Army Corps. Major General E.V. Sumner, Commanding. (September 15-16, 1862.) Richardson's Division of the Second Corps, in close pursuit of the Army of Northern Virginia, in its retreat from South Mountain, passed through Boonsboro . . . Map (db m18078) HM
19 Maryland, Washington County, Keedysville — 35 — Second Army Corps
U.S.A. Second Army Corps, Maj. Gen. Edwin V. Sumner, Commanding. (September 15 and 16, 1862.) Richardson's Division of the Second Corps, preceded by the 5th New Hampshire as skirmishers, led the infantry advance from South Mountain on the . . . Map (db m7143) HM
20 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
21 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — D — 1st Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade Bivouac
U.S.A. On the night of September 16, 1862, three regiments of Magilton's Brigade, Meade's Division bivouacked in the North Woods, a few feet south of this point in support Seymour's skirmishers; one regiment was in second line, in the open . . . Map (db m5905) HM
22 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 87 — 4th and 12th U.S. Infantry
U.S.A. At 10 A.M., September 16, 1862, four companies of the Fourth United States Infantry crossed the stone bridge over the Antietam at this point and took position behind the rock ledge and barn on the left of the road and under the bank on . . . Map (db m6792) HM
23 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 386 — Anderson’s Division, Longstreet’s Command
C.S.A. Anderson’s Division, Longstreet’s Command Maj. Gen. R.H. Anderson Commanding. (September 17, 1862) Anderson's Division comprising the brigades of Cumming, Wright, Pryor, Mahone, Featherstone, and Armistead crossed the Potomac at . . . Map (db m5501) HM
24 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 370 — Archer's Brigade
C.S.A. Archer's Brigade In its advance from the Antietam Furnace Road, west of this point, on the afternoon of September 17th, 1862. Archer's Brigade of A.P. Hill's Division encountered the Federal troops posted behind the stone wall forming the . . . Map (db m6689) HM
25 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 301 — Army of Northern VirginiaGeneral Robert E. Lee, Commanding — September 14-16, 1862 —
Army of Northern Virginia was composed of Longstreet's and Jackson's Commands, Stuart's Cavalry Division and the Reserve Artillery. D.R. Jones' and Hood's Division and Evans' Brigade of Longstreet's Command, also D.H. Hill's Division of Jackson's . . . Map (db m5587) HM
26 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 302 — Army of Northern VirginiaGeneral Robert E. Lee, Commanding — September 17, 1862 —
At about 6 a.m. Jackson became heavily engaged in resisting an attempt of Hooker's Corps of the Army of the Potomac to turn the left flank of the Confederate Army. About 7 a.m. the attempt was renewed by Mansfield's Corps. About 9 a.m. a third . . . Map (db m5596) HM
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27 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 351 — Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia General Robert E. Lee, Commanding September 17, 1862. General Longstreet's Command, including D.H. Hill's Division of Jackson's Command, temporarily attached, occupied the right and center of the Confederate . . . Map (db m168106) HM
28 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 118 — Army of the PotomacMajor Gen. George B. McClellan, Commanding — September 15, 1862 —
On the morning of September 15, 1862, the Army of the Potomac pursued the retreating Confederates from South Mountain: Pleasonton's cavalry, the Second, First, and Twelfth Corps by Turner's Pass, Boonsboro and Keedysville; Sykes' Division of the . . . Map (db m5562) HM
29 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 372 — Artillery Battalion, A.P. Hill's Division
C.S.A. Artillery Battalion, A.P. Hill's Division, Major R.L. Walker, Commanding, (September 17, 1862.) Four batteries of this battalion were engaged. McIntosh's (South Carolina) Battery came on the field about 2:30 p.m. and went into position . . . Map (db m6761) HM
30 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 101 — Batteries A and C 4th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Batteries A and C 4th U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Evan Thomas, U.S.A., Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Batteries A and C (consolidated), 4th U.S. Artillery (6 guns), relieved Battery I, 1st U.S. Artillery just north of this point and went . . . Map (db m6032) HM
31 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 94 — Batteries B and L, 2d U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Batteries B and L, 2d U.S. Artillery. Captain Jas. M. Robertson, U.S.A., Commanding (September 17, 1862.) Horse Batteries B and L (Consolidated), 2nd U.S. Artillery, crossed the Antietam by the Middle Bridge, in the forenoon of September . . . Map (db m7055) HM
32 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 95 — Batteries C and G, 3d U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Batteries C and G, 3d U.S. Artillery. Captain Horatio G. Gibson, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Horse Batteries C and G (Consolidated), 3d U.S. Artillery, crossed the Antietam in the forenoon of September 17, and went into . . . Map (db m7027) HM
33 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 92 — Battery A, 2d U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery A, 2d U.S. Artillery. Captain John C. Tidball, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Horse Battery A, 2d U.S. Artillery, moved from its bivouac near Keedysville on the morning of the 17th, crossed the Antietam by the Middle . . . Map (db m7025) HM
34 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 112 — Battery A, 5th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery A, 5th U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Chas. P. Muhlenburg, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) On the morning of the 17th, Battery A was in position on the crest of the hill east of the Rohrbach Lane, east of and overlooking the . . . Map (db m6758) HM
35 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 103 — Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery B, 4th U.S. Artillery Capt. Joseph B. Campbell, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Early in the morning this battery advanced from its bivouac north of Jos. Poffenberger's, passing through the North Woods to the ploughed . . . Map (db m6105) HM
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36 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 105 — Battery C, 5th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery C, 5th U.S. Artillery Captain Dunbar R. Ransom, U.S.A. Commanding, (September 16-17, 1862.) On the evening of September 16th, Battery C, 5th U.S. Artillery came into battery 370 yards east of the Hagerstown Pike, on the south edge . . . Map (db m6087) HM
37 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 104 — Battery D, 2d U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery D, 2nd U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Edward B. Williston, U.S.A., Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Battery D, 2nd U.S. Artillery, moved from its bivouac near Crampton's Pass on the morning of the 17th and went into position south of the . . . Map (db m6034) HM
38 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 96 — Battery E, 1st U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery E, 1st U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Alanson M. Randol, U.S.A., Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Early in the afternoon of the 17th, Battery E, 1st U.S. Artillery, crossed the Antietam by the Middle Bridge and relieved Robertson's . . . Map (db m7026) HM
39 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 106 — Battery E, 2nd U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery E, 2nd U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Samuel E. Benjamin, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 16-17, 1862.) On the morning of September 16, Benjamin's Battery took position on the ridge bordering the Antietam, above the Burnside Bridge, engaged . . . Map (db m6722) HM
40 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 107 — Battery E, 4th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery E, 4th U.S. Artillery. Capt. Joseph C. Clark Jr., U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) At daybreak Battery E, 4th U.S. Artillery, was in bivouac in rear of the high ground east of the Burnside Bridge. Soon after daybreak it . . . Map (db m6718) HM
41 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 103/108 — Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Leonard Martin, U.S.A., Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Early in the morning of the 17th, Battery F, 5th U.S. Artillery, generally known as Ayers' Battery, moved with Smith's Division, Sixth Army . . . Map (db m6030) HM
42 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 111 — Battery G, 4th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery G, 4th U.S. Artillery Lieut. Marcus P. Miller, U.S.A. Commanding (September 17, 1862.) Battery G, 4th U.S. Artillery, belonged to the Artillery Reserve, which was attached to the Fifth Army Corps. On the morning of the 17th, the . . . Map (db m6757) HM
43 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 109 — Battery I, 1st U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery I, 1st U.S. Artillery, Lieut. Geo. A. Woodruff, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Between 9 and 10 a.m., Battery I, 1st Artillery, advancing by the Smoketown Road, passed through the East Woods to the assistance of the . . . Map (db m185587) HM
44 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 97 — Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery, Lieut. William E. Van Reed, U.S.A., Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Battery K, 5th U.S. Artillery, crossed the Antietam, by the Middle Bridge and about 2 p.m., September 17, relieved Battery M, 2d U.S. . . . Map (db m7059) HM
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45 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 93 — Battery M, 2d U.S. Artillery
U.S.A. Battery M, 2d U.S. Artillery. Lieut. Peter C. Hains, U.S.A. Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Horse Battery M, 2d U.S. Artillery, crossed the Antietam by the Middle Bridge, in the forenoon of the 17th and, preceded by the 4th Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m7057) HM
46 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 371 — Branch's Brigade
C.S.A. Branch's Brigade In the advance of A. P. Hill's Division from the Antietam Furnace Road, on the Afternoon of September 17th, Branch's Brigade supported the Brigades of Gregg and Archer. It was engaged south of this point, and its . . . Map (db m6667) HM
47 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 366 — C.S.A.
On the morning of September 17, 1862, this bridge was defended by the 2d and 20th Georgia of Toombs' Brigade and the 50th Georgia of Drayton's Brigade. The 20th Georgia was on the high wooded bluff immediately opposite this end of the Bridge, and . . . Map (db m6472) HM
48 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 21 — Cavalry Division
U.S.A. Cavalry Division, Brig. Gen. Alfred Pleasanton, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) The Cavalry Division was stationed along the west bank of Antietam Creek during the Battle of September 17, in support of Horse Batteries A, B, and L . . . Map (db m7016) HM
49 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 365 — Colquitt's and Garland's Brigades
C.S.A. Colquitt's and Garland's Brigades (September 17, 1862) After the repulse of the Confederate Line in the East Woods and Cornfield north of the Smoketown Road in the morning of the 17th, parts of the Brigades of Colquitt and Garland rallied . . . Map (db m5477) HM
50 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 78 — Companies G. I. and K., 4th U.S. Infantry
U.S.A. Companies G. I. and K., 4th U.S. Infantry. Lieut. C.H. Carlton, Commanding. September 17, 1862. Between 3 and 4 p.m., of the 17th, the 4th U.S. Infantry took position on the right (north) of the Boonsboro Pike, near the Bloody Lane. . . . Map (db m7087) HM
51 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 76 — Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps
U.S.A. Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps, Maj. Gen. D.N. Couch, Commanding. September 16-18, 1862. On the 16th, Couch's Division was drawn up across Pleasant Valley near Rohrersville, observing McLaws' command. On the morning of the 17th, the . . . Map (db m5484) HM
52 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 385 — D.H. Hill's Division
D.H. Hill's Division (September 17, 1862) Early on the 17th, Ripley fired the Mumma Buildings and passed them in the direction of the south part of the East Woods, then, moving by the left flank, crossed the Smoketown Road and engaged Union . . . Map (db m5631) HM
53 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 332 — D.H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command
C.S.A. D.H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command, Maj. Gen. Daniel H. Hill, commanding. September 15-16, 1862. D.H. Hill's Division retired from South Mountain during the night of Sept. 14, crossed the Antietam, at the Middle Bridge, at daylight . . . Map (db m5469) HM
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54 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 384 — D.H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command
C.S.A. D.H. Hill's Division, Jackson's Command. Major General D.H. Hill, Commanding. (September 15-16, 1862.) D.H. Hill's Division led the retreat from South Mountain on the night of the 14th. Rodes' and Colquitt's Brigades, both under command . . . Map (db m5630) HM
55 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 321 — D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command, Brig. Gen. David R. Jones, Commanding. September 17, 1862. The division formed at daylight on the plateau commanding the approaches to the Burnside Bridge. At about noon the enemy made several . . . Map (db m7257) HM
56 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 322 — D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command. Brig. Gen. David R. Jones, Commanding. September 15-16, 1862. This division, composed of the brigades of Toombs, Kempter, Drayton, [J]en[k]ins, Garnett, and George T. Anderson, withdrew from its . . . Map (db m7258) HM
57 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 368 — D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command. Brig. Gen. D.R. Jones, Commanding. Organization. Brig. Gen. Robert Toombs' Brigade, Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Drayton's Brigade, Brig. Gen. R. B. Garnett's Brigade, Brig. Gen. James L. Kemper's . . . Map (db m6595) HM
58 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 369 — D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command
(Main Tablet): C.S.A. D.R. Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command Brig. Gen. D.R. Jones, Commanding. September 17, 1862. About 7.30 a.m., Col. Geo. T. Anderson's Brigade moved from Cemetery Hill to the left near the Dunker Church. The . . . Map (db m6575) HM
59 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 2 — Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps
U.S.A. Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps, Brigadier Gen. Abner Doubleday, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.)Doubleday's Division, on the right of the First Corps, moved to the attack at 5/30 a.m., September 17, in the following order: . . . Map (db m6127) HM
60 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 3 — Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps
U.S.A. Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps. Brigadier Gen. Abner Doubleday, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Doubleday's Division moved from its bivouac on the Joseph Poffenberger Farm, north of this, at 5/30 a.m. on the 17th, in the . . . Map (db m6108) HM
61 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 123 — Eleventh Connecticut Infantry
Eleventh Connecticut Infantry, Colonel Henry W. Kingsbury, Commanding, September 17, 1862. This regiment opened the engagement on this part of the field on the morning of September 17. It was partially deployed in skirmishing order and preceded . . . Map (db m6413) HM
62 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 312 — Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command, Brig. Gen. Nathan G. Evans, Commanding Organization. 17th South Carolina Infantry, 18th South Carolina Infantry, 22nd South Carolina Infantry, 23rd South Carolina Infantry, Holcombe S.C. Legion, . . . Map (db m7260) HM
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63 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 313 — Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. Evans' Brigade, Longstreet's Command. Brig. Gen. Nathan G. Evans, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Evans' Brigade continued in support of the artillery during the morning of the 17th, covering the approaches to Sharpsburg by the . . . Map (db m7269) HM
64 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 326 — Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command
C.S.A. Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command. Brigadier General A.R. Lawton, Commanding. (September 15-16, 1862.) Ewell's Division left Harper's Ferry on the night of September 15th, crossed the Potomac at Blackford's Ford and reached Sharpsburg . . . Map (db m7203) HM
65 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 77 — Fifth Army CorpsSecond and Tenth U.S. Infantry
U.S.A. Fifth Army Corps. Second (9 Cos.) and Tenth (3 Cos.) U.S. Infantry, Lieut. John S. Poland, 2nd U.S. Infantry, Commanding. September 17, 1862. About noon of the 17th, the Battalion of the Second and Tenth U.S. Infantry crossed the Antietam . . . Map (db m6487) HM
66 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 79 — Fifth Army CorpsFirst Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry
U.S.A. Fifth Army Corps First Battalion (8 Cos), Fourteenth U.S. Infantry Captain W. Harvey Brown, 14th U.S. Infantry, Commanding. September 17, 1862. At 3 p.m. of the 17th, the First Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry crossed the Antietam at . . . Map (db m6484) HM
67 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 80 — Fifth Army CorpsFirst Battalion Fourteenth U.S. Infantry
U.S.A. Fifth Army Corps. First Battalion (8 Cos) Fourteenth U.S. Infantry. Capt. W. Harvey Brown, 14th U.S. Infantry, Commanding. September 17, 1862. At 3 p.m. the First Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry crossed the Antietam at the Middle . . . Map (db m7100) HM
68 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 84 — Fifth Army CorpsSecond Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry
U.S.A. Fifth Army Corps. Second Battalion (8 Cos). Fourteenth U.S. Infantry Captain David B. McKibbon, Commanding. September 16-19, 1862. On September 16th, the Second Battalion, Fourteenth U.S. Infantry was in line on the east base of the ridge . . . Map (db m7086) HM
69 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 85 — Fifth Army CorpsFourth United States Infantry
U.S.A. Fifth Army Corps Fourth United States Infantry (8 Cos.). Captain Hiram Dryer, 4th U.S. Infantry, Commanding. September 16-17, 1862. On the morning of the 16th, the 4th Infantry seized the middle bridge over the Antietam; companies B. G. . . . Map (db m7077) HM
70 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 1 — First Army Corps
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, Commanding. September 16, 1862. The First Army Corps moved from its bivouac near Keedysville at 2 p.m. on Sept 16. Doubleday's Division crossed the Antietam at Pry's Ford; Rickett's and Meade's . . . Map (db m5918) HM
71 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 10 — First Army CorpsHartsuff's Brigade, Rickett's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps, Hartsuff's Brigade, Rickett's Division. Brig Gen George L. Hartsuff, Commanding. Organization. 11th Pennsylvania, 83rd New York, 12th and 13th Massachusetts Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) Hartsuff's Brigade, advancing . . . Map (db m5707) HM
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72 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 110 — First Army CorpsPatrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps, Patrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division, Brigadier General M.R. Patrick, Commanding. Organization. 21st, 23d, 35th and 80th New York Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) Early in the morning of the 17th, Patrick's Brigade . . . Map (db m6162) HM
73 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 12 — First Army CorpsMagilton's Brigade, Meade's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Magilton's Brigade, Meade's Division. Col A.L. Magilton, 4th Pennsylvania Reserves, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Magilton's Brigade advanced from the North Woods about 6:30 a.m. and, passing a few yards east of D.R. . . . Map (db m6091) HM
74 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 16 — First Army CorpsMagilton's Brigade, Meade's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Magilton's Brigade, Meade's Division, Col. Albert Magilton, 4th Penn. Reserves, Commanding. Organization. 3rd Penn. Reserve Infantry, 4th Penn. Reserve Infantry, 7th Penn. Reserve Infantry, 8th Penn. Reserve Infantry, . . . Map (db m5910) HM
75 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
76 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 24 — First Army CorpsAnderson's Brigade, Meade's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Anderson's Brigade, Meade's Division. Lieut. Col. Robert Anderson, 9th Penn. Reserve, Commanding. Organization. 9th Pennsylvania Reserves, 11th Pennsylvania Reserves, 10th Pennsylvania Reserves, 12th Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m5884) HM
77 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 25 — First Army CorpsArtillery, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps, Artillery, Doubleday's Division, Capt. J. Albert Monroe, 1st R.I. Light Artillery, Commanding. 1st New Hampshire Battery, Battery D, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery L, New York Light Artillery, Battery B, . . . Map (db m5839) HM
78 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 31 — First Army CorpsAnderson's Brigade, Meade's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Anderson's Brigade, Meade's Division Lieut. Col. Robert Anderson, 9th Penn. Reserve, Commanding. Organization. 9th, 10th,11th, and 12th Pennsylvania Reserves. (September 17, 1862.) Anderson's Brigade advanced from the . . . Map (db m6100) HM
79 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 32 — First Army CorpsPhelps' Brigade, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps, Phelps' Brigade, Doubleday's Division, Col. Walter Phelps, 22d New York Infantry, Commanding. Organization. 22d, 24th, 30th and 84th New York Infantry, and 2d U.S. Sharpshooters, (September 17, 1862.) Phelps' Brigade . . . Map (db m6854) HM
80 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 4 — First Army CorpsHoffmann's Brigade, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Hoffmann's Brigade, Doubleday's Division. Lieut. Col. J. Wm. Hoffman, 56th Penn. Inf., Commanding. Organization. 7th Indiana Infantry. 76th New York Infantry. 95th New York Infantry. 56th Pennsylvania Infantry. September . . . Map (db m5828) HM
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81 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 5 — First Army CorpsPatrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps Patrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division, Brigadier General M.R. Patrick, commanding. Organization. 21st, 23d, 35th and 80th New York Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) Patrick's Brigade formed line north of Joseph . . . Map (db m6169) HM
82 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 6 — First Army CorpsGibbon's Brigade, Doubleday's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps Gibbon's Brigade, Doubleday's Division Brigadier General John Gibbon, Commanding, Organization 2nd, 6th and 7th Wisconsin and 19th Indiana Infantry The Iron Brigade September 17, 1862 On the morning of the 17th, with its . . . Map (db m6132) HM
83 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 8 — First Army CorpsDuryee's Brigade, Rickett's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps. Duryee's Brigade, Rickett's Division, Brigadier General Abram Duryee, Commanding. Organization. 97th, 104th, 105th New York and 107th Pennsylvania Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) Early in the morning Duryee's Brigade . . . Map (db m5685) HM
84 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 9 — First Army CorpsChristian's Brigade, Rickett's Division
U.S.A. First Army Corps Christian's Brigade, Rickett's Division, Col. W.A. Christian, 26th New York, Commanding. Organization. 26th and 94th New York, 88th and 90th Pennsylvania Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) Christian's Brigade advanced from . . . Map (db m5711) HM
85 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — B — First Army Corps
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86 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — J — First Army Corps
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87 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 89 — First Brigade, Cavalry Division
U.S.A. First Brigade, Cavalry Division. Major Charles J. Whiting, 2nd U.S. Cavalry, Commanding. Organization. 5th and 6th United States Cavalry. (September 17, 1862.) The Fifth United States Cavalry, Captain Joseph H. McArthur commanding, . . . Map (db m7018) HM
88 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 86 — Fourth United States Infantry
Fourth United States Infantry. The Fourth United States Infantry, Captain Hiram Dryer commanding, crossing the Antietam between 2 and 3 p.m. of September 17, 1862, advanced to with in a few feet of this point; three companies under command of . . . Map (db m7083) HM
89 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 40 — French's Division, Second Army Corps
U.S.A. French's Division, Second Army Corps, Brig. Gen. William H. French, Commanding. September 17, 1862. French's Division crossed the Antietam at Pry's Ford about 8:30 a.m. and marched in columns by brigades, Kimball on the right, Morris in . . . Map (db m6958) HM
90 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
91 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 51 — Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps
U.S.A. Greene's Division, Twelfth Army Corps. Brig. Gen. George Greene, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Greene's Division having turned the enemy's right in the East Woods advanced against the Confederate infantry north and east of this point, . . . Map (db m6335) HM
92 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
93 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 318 — Hampton's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division
C.S.A. Hampton's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division. Brig. Gen. Wade Hampton, Commanding. Organization. 1st North Carolina Cavalry, 2nd Carolina Cavalry, Cobb's Legion, Georgia Cavalry Jeff. Davis Legion. September 17-18, 1862. Hampton's Brigade . . . Map (db m6177) HM
94 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 348 — Hill's Light Division, Jackson's Command
C.S.A. Hill's Light Division, Jackson's Command, Maj. Gen. Ambrose P. Hill, Commanding. September 17, 1862. A.P. Hill's Division left Harper's Ferry at 7:30 a.m., crossed the Potomac at Blackford's Ford and reached this point at 2:30 p.m. . . . Map (db m6764) HM
95 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 309 — Hood's Division, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. Hood's Division, Longstreet's Command, Brig. Gen. John B. Hood, Commanding. September 15-16, 1862. Hood's Division withdrew from its position on South Mountain and marched to Sharpsburg during the night of September 14, acting as rear . . . Map (db m7242) HM
96 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 310 — Hood's Division, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. Hood's Division, Longstreet's Command, Brigadier General John B. Hood, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) About 7 a.m. of the 17th, Hood's Division moved out of the woods surrounding the Dunkard Church, crossed the Hagerstown Pike a few . . . Map (db m5659) HM
97 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 327 — Hood's Division, Longstreet's Command
C.S.A. Hood's Division, Longstreet's Command. Brig. Gen. John B. Hood, Commanding. (September 16, 1862.) On the afternoon of September 16, Hood's Division was in the fields east of the Dunkard Church. On the approach of the First (Hooker's) . . . Map (db m5660) HM
98 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 30 — Horse Batteries and Reserve Artillery
U.S.A. Horse Batteries and Reserve Artillery, Army of the Potomac. (September 17, 1862) Horse Batteries A, B and L (Consolidated) and M, 2nd U.S. Artillery, C and G (Consolidated) of the 3d U.S. Artillery, were established on the crown of the . . . Map (db m7060) HM
99 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 315 — Jackson's Command
C.S.A. Jackson's Command Major General Thomas J. Jackson, Commanding. (September 17, 1862.) Jackson's Command was in order of battle at 5:30 a.m. Jackson's Division, commanded by J.R. Jones, in two lines, its right resting on the Hagerstown . . . Map (db m6276) HM
100 Maryland, Washington County, Sharpsburg — 336 — Jackson's CommandAnderson's Brigade, D.H. Hill's Division
C.S.A. Jackson's Command, Anderson's Brigade, D.H. Hill's Division. Brigadier General Geo. B. Anderson, Commanding. Organization. 2d, 4th, 14th, and 30th North Carolina Infantry. (September 17, 1862.) On the night of September 16, 1862, . . . Map (db m6962) HM

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