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Confederate Brigade

Robertson's Brigade

"The Laurel Brigade"
Commanding Officers:
  BGen. Beverly H. Robertson
  Col. Thomas T. Munford
Map Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #10: Rodman's Division Crosses at Snavely's Ford

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #320: Munford's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division - 16 Sep, 12 PM to 18 Sep, 8 PM
   Tablet #317: Stuart's Cavalry Division - 16 Sep, 9 PM to 19 Sep, 12 PM

This Brigade's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Division - Stuart's Cavalry Division

Units which make up this Brigade:
  12th Virginia Cavalry
  17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion
  2nd Virginia Cavalry
  6th Virginia Cavalry
  7th Virginia Cavalry


In the Antietam Campaign:
BGen Robertson was relieved in command of the Brigade on 6 September, just before the crossing into Maryland, and ordered to organize and train troops in North Carolina. He was relieved by Colonel Munford of the 2nd Virginia.

References, Sources, and other Notes:
See more online in Captain McDonald's 1907 History of the Laurel Brigade.

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