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Robertson's Brigade

"The Laurel Brigade"


Commanding Officers on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
  BGen. Beverly H. Robertson
  Col. Thomas T. Munford


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

On the Sharpsburg 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.

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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

References & Notes

See more online in Captain McDonald's 1907 History of the Laurel Brigade.