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Richardson's Division Attacks the Sunken Road

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

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The Situation: Federal General Richardson brings his division in behind and to the left of what's left of French's, and continues the push against the strong Confederate position in the Center at the Sunken Road ...

Units on this Map:

[Confederate]
10th Alabama Infantry
11th Alabama Infantry
12th Alabama Infantry
13th Alabama Infantry
14th Alabama Infantry
26th Alabama Infantry
3rd Alabama Infantry
44th Alabama Infantry
5th Alabama Infantry
6th Alabama Infantry
8th Alabama Infantry
9th Alabama Infantry
2nd Florida Infantry
5th Florida Infantry
8th Florida Infantry
22nd Georgia Infantry
23rd Georgia Infantry
27th Georgia Infantry
28th Georgia Infantry
3rd Georgia Infantry
48th Georgia Infantry
6th Georgia Infantry
Cobb's (GA) Legion, Infantry Battalion
Washington (LA) Artillery, 3rd Company
12th Mississippi Infantry
16th Mississippi Infantry
19th Mississippi Infantry
2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion
12th North Carolina Infantry
13th North Carolina Infantry
14th North Carolina Infantry
20th North Carolina Infantry
23rd North Carolina Infantry
2nd North Carolina Infantry
30th North Carolina Infantry
4th North Carolina Infantry
5th North Carolina Infantry
22nd South Carolina Infantry
23rd South Carolina Infantry
German (SC) Artillery
Macbeth (SC) Artillery
3rd Virginia Infantry
Grimes' Portsmouth (VA) Battery
Lynchburg (VA) Artillery
Norfolk (VA) Battery

[Federal]
14th Connecticut Infantry
1st Delaware Infantry
2nd Delaware Infantry
14th Indiana Infantry
29th Massachusetts Infantry
5th Maryland Infantry
5th New Hampshire Infantry
108th New York Infantry
4th New York Infantry
52nd New York Infantry
57th New York Infantry
61st New York Infantry
63rd New York Infantry
64th New York Infantry
66th New York Infantry
69th New York Infantry
7th New York Infantry
88th New York Infantry
8th Ohio Infantry
130th Pennsylvania Infantry
132nd Pennsylvania Infantry
53rd Pennsylvania Infantry
81st Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A
7th West Virginia 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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