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Burnside Attacks the Lower Bridge

12:00 O'Clock Noon, 17 September 1862

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The Situation: After several attempts have been repulsed, additional elements of Gen Burnside's IX Corps prepare to assault the Rohrbach Bridge at about midday on 17 September ...

Units on this Map:
[Federal]
Kentucky Light Artillery, Simmonds' Battery
21st Massachusetts Infantry
28th Massachusetts Infantry
35th Massachusetts Infantry
Massachusetts Light Artillery, 8th Battery
2nd Maryland Infantry
17th Michigan Infantry
8th Michigan Infantry
6th New Hampshire Infantry
9th New Hampshire Infantry
2nd New York Artillery, Battery L
46th New York Infantry
51st New York Infantry
79th New York Infantry
11th Ohio Infantry
12th Ohio Infantry
28th Ohio Infantry
30th Ohio Infantry
36th Ohio Infantry
Ohio Light Artillery, First Battery
100th Pennsylvania Infantry
45th Pennsylvania Infantry
48th Pennsylvania Infantry
50th Pennsylvania Infantry
51st Pennsylvania Infantry
Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery D
5th United States Artillery, Battery A
Gilmore's Company, West Virginia Cavalry
Harrison's company, West Virginia Cavalry

[Confederate]
20th Georgia Infantry
2nd Georgia Infantry
50th Georgia Infantry
Washington (LA) Artillery, 2nd Company
Wise (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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