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Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 20

Goodrich's Brigade, Greene's Division

6 AM 17 September to 9 AM 17 September

U.S.A.
TWELFTH ARMY CORPS
GOODRICH'S BRIGADE, GREENE'S DIVISION
Col. William. B. Goodrich, 60th New York Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
3rd Delaware Infantry
Purnell Legion, Maryland Infantry
60th New York Infantry
78th New York Infantry

(September 17, 1862.)
   Goodrich's Brigade was detached from its Division, and supported Gibbon's and Patrick's Brigades of the First Army Corps in the fields and woods west of this point.

Location: east side of the Hagerstown Pike at the Cornfield (Map 1)

 

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, XII Corps
        1st District of Columbia Infantry
        3rd Delaware Infantry
        Purnell Legion (Maryland) Infantry
        60th New York Infantry
        78th New York Infantry

Source: The Antietam Battlefield Board1

Notes

1   Antietam Board, Antietam Battlefield Commission Papers, Washington DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1891-1898, Entry 707, Record Group 92 (Historical Tablet text by Generals E.A. Carman and H. Heth)  [AotW citation 16696]

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