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Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 25

Doubleday's Division Artillery

6 PM 16 September to 5 AM 17 September

Capt. J. Albert Monroe, 1st R. I. Light Artillery, Commanding.

1st New Hampshire Battery
Battery D 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
Battery L New York Light Artillery
Battery B 4th United States Artillery

(September 16, 1862.)
   The Artillery of Doubleday's Division went into position on the night of Sept. 16, 1862, on the high plateau about 225 yards east of this point. During the night the First New Hampshire Battery was advanced to within a few feet of this point; one gun was brought into this road.

Location: west side of Hagerstown Pike, north of the North Woods (Map 1)


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


Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    1st Division, I Corps Artillery
        New Hampshire Light Artillery, First Battery
        1st New York Light Artillery, Battery L
        1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery D
        4th United States Artillery, Battery B

Source: The Antietam Battlefield Board1


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 16677]

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