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Greene's High-Water Mark in the West Woods

10:30 O'Clock A.M., 17 September 1862

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The Situation: XII Corps, 2nd Division commander General George Greene pushes two of his brigades across the Hagerstown Pike, into the West Woods around the Dunkard Church. For almost two hours he holds this, the most advanced Federal position on the Northern part of the battlefield ...

Units on this Map:

[Confederate]
10th Georgia Infantry
1st Georgia (Regulars) Infantry
53rd Georgia Infantry
7th Georgia Infantry
8th Georgia Infantry
9th Georgia Infantry
Troup (GA) Artillery
Louisiana Guard Artillery
Baltimore (MD) Artillery
13th Mississippi Infantry
17th Mississippi Infantry
18th Mississippi Infantry
21st Mississippi Infantry
24th North Carolina Infantry
25th North Carolina Infantry
35th North Carolina Infantry
46th North Carolina Infantry
48th North Carolina Infantry
49th North Carolina Infantry
3rd South Carolina Infantry
13th Virginia Infantry
14th Virginia Infantry
15th Virginia Infantry
25th Virginia Infantry
30th Virginia Infantry
31st Virginia Infantry
32nd Virginia Infantry
38th Virginia Infantry
44th Virginia Infantry
49th Virginia Infantry
52nd Virginia Infantry
53rd Virginia Infantry
57th Virginia Infantry
58th Virginia Infantry
9th Virginia Infantry
Lee (VA) Artillery
Richmond Howitzers, 1st Company
Rockbridge (VA) Artillery

[Federal]
2nd Massachusetts Infantry
3rd Maryland Infantry
Purnell Legion (Maryland) Infantry
13th New Jersey Infantry
102nd New York Infantry
107th New York Infantry
1st New York Light Artillery, Battery M
New York Light Artillery, 10th Battery
5th Ohio Infantry
66th Ohio Infantry
7th Ohio Infantry
111th Pennsylvania Infantry
124th Pennsylvania Infantry
125th Pennsylvania Infantry
28th Pennsylvania Infantry
Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Independent Battery E
1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A
1st United States Artillery, Battery I
4th United States Artillery, Battery B
3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Source: The original battlefield position studies by the Antietam Battlefield Board (1904) are described in the Atlas of the Battlefield of Antietam, and are available online from the Library of Congress.

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