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Sykes' Division, Fifth Army Corps

2 PM 15 September to 12 PM 16 September

U.S.A.
SYKES' DIVISION, FIFTH ARMY CORPS
Brig. Gen. George Sykes, Commanding.

(September 15-16, 1862.)
   Sykes' Division reached this point in the afternoon of September 15, 1862, and formed line in the fields to the left of the Boonsboro Pike.

In cooperation with Richardson's Division of the Second Corps, it supported the Artillery on the ridge in front.

A part of the Division held the approaches to the stone bridge in order to secure the crossing of the Antietam for the movement of September 16.

Location:   south side of the Boonsboro Pike, about 300 yards northeast of the Middle Bridge (Map 5)

Notes:   This tablet is missing from the battlefield. Text is from Battlefield Board records.


Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

2nd Division, V Corps
        12th United States Infantry, First Battalion
        12th United States Infantry, Second Battalion
        14th United States Infantry, First Battalion
        14th United States Infantry, Second Battalion
    1st Brigade, 2nd Division, V Corps
        3rd United States Infantry
        4th United States Infantry
    2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, V Corps
        11th United States Infantry, First Battalion
        17th United States Infantry, First Battalion
        1st and 6th United States Infantry
        2nd and 10th United States Infantry
    2nd Division, V Corps Artillery
        1st United States Artillery, Batteries E and G
        5th United States Artillery, Battery I
        5th United States Artillery, Battery K
    3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, V Corps
        10th New York Infantry
        5th New York Infantry



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