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Antietam Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 24

Anderson's Brigade, Meade's Division

6 AM 17 September to 9 AM 17 September

U.S.A.
FIRST ARMY CORPS
ANDERSON'S BRIGADE, MEADE'S DIVISION
Lieut. Col. Robert Anderson, 9th Penna. Reserve, Commanding.
Organization.

9th Pennsylvania Reserves
10th Pennsylvania Reserves
11th Pennsylvania Reserves
12th Pennsylvania Reserves

(September 17, 1862.)
   Anderson's Brigade advanced from this point about 6:30 A.M. in support of Gibbon's, Phelps' and Patrick's Brigades of Doubleday's Division, midway between the North Woods and the D. R. Miller house, the 10th Regiment was sent to the west about 700 yards to protect the flank of the Union line against a threatened advance of the enemy. The three remaining Regiments became engaged with the enemy in the north edge of the Cornfield south of the Miller house.

Location: north side of Mansfield Avenue, north of the North Woods (Map 1)

 

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, I Corps
        10th Pennsylvania Reserves
        11th Pennsylvania Reserves
        12th Pennsylvania Reserves
        9th Pennsylvania Reserves

Source: Antietam Battlefield Board, Antietam Battlefield Board 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)

 

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 16679]

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