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Sedgwick is Flanked in the West Woods

9:30 O'Clock A.M., 17 September 1862

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The Situation: Federal Second Corps commander General Sumner led Gen Sedgwick's 1st Division across the Antietam and directly West across the battlefield starting at about 9 am on September 17th. He was hit by strong Confederate attacks on his front, left flank, and rear in and near the West Woods ...

Units on this Map:
[Federal]
3rd Delaware Infantry
27th Indiana Infantry
15th Massachusetts Infantry
19th Massachusetts Infantry
20th Massachusetts Infantry
2nd Massachusetts Infantry
Massachusetts Sharpshooters, First Company
3rd Maryland Infantry
Purnell Legion (Maryland) Infantry
7th Michigan Infantry
1st Minnesota Infantry
Minnesota Sharpshooters, Second Company
New Hampshire Light Artillery, First Battery
13th New Jersey Infantry
102nd New York Infantry
107th New York Infantry
1st New York Light Artillery, Battery L
1st New York Light Artillery, Battery M
21st New York Infantry
23rd New York Infantry
34th New York Infantry
35th New York Infantry
42nd New York Infantry
59th New York Infantry
60th New York Infantry
78th New York Infantry
80th New York Infantry/20th NYS Militia
82nd New York Infantry (2nd Militia)
5th Ohio Infantry
66th Ohio Infantry
7th Ohio Infantry
106th Pennsylvania Infantry
111th Pennsylvania Infantry
124th Pennsylvania Infantry
125th Pennsylvania Infantry
28th Pennsylvania Infantry
69th Pennsylvania Infantry
71st Pennsylvania Infantry
72nd Pennsylvania Infantry
Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Independent Battery E
1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A
1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery D
1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery G
1st United States Artillery, Battery I
4th United States Artillery, Battery B
3rd Wisconsin Infantry

[Confederate]
10th Georgia Infantry
1st Georgia (Regulars) Infantry
53rd Georgia Infantry
7th Georgia Infantry
8th Georgia Infantry
9th Georgia Infantry
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
2nd South Carolina Infantry
3rd South Carolina Infantry
7th South Carolina Infantry
8th South Carolina Infantry
13th Virginia Infantry
15th Virginia Infantry
25th Virginia Infantry
30th Virginia Infantry
31st Virginia Infantry
32nd Virginia Infantry
44th Virginia Infantry
49th Virginia Infantry
52nd Virginia Infantry
58th Virginia Infantry
Lee (VA) Artillery
Richmond Howitzers, 1st Company
Rockbridge (VA) Artillery

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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