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Longstreet's Command

7 AM 17 September to 3 PM 17 September

LONGSTREET'S COMMAND
Maj. Gen. James Longstreet, Commanding.

(September 17, 1862.)
   Early in the day several brigades of this command were sent to the vicinity of the Dunkard Church in support of Jackson's Command.

At about 9:15 A.M., French's Division, and shortly thereafter Richardson's Division of Federal Infantry, assaulted the position occupied by a portion of this command at the Bloody Lane. The fighting at this point, which was of a desperate character involving heavy losses on both sides, ceased early in the afternoon.

Between 1 and 3 P.M., the position of D. R. Jones' Division, covering the Burnside Bridge, was assaulted and finally carried by the Ninth Corps.

At about 3 P.M., Jones' Division, assisted by A. P. Hill's Division of Jackson's Command, succeeded in checking the advance of the enemy.

Location:   south side of the Boonsboro Pike, west of Rodman Avenue (Map 3)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

D. H. Hill's Division
    Anderson's (NC) Brigade
        14th North Carolina Infantry
        2nd North Carolina Infantry
        30th North Carolina Infantry
        4th North Carolina Infantry
    Colquitt's Brigade
        13th Alabama Infantry
        23rd Georgia Infantry
        27th Georgia Infantry
        28th Georgia Infantry
        6th Georgia Infantry
    D. H. Hill's Division Artillery
        Hardaway's (AL) Battery
        Jeff Davis (AL) Artillery
        Carter's King William (VA) Artillery
        Jones' Peninsula (VA) Battery
    Garland's Brigade
        12th North Carolina Infantry
        13th North Carolina Infantry
        20th North Carolina Infantry
        23rd North Carolina Infantry
        5th North Carolina Infantry
    Ripley's Brigade
        44th Georgia Infantry
        4th Georgia Infantry
        1st North Carolina Infantry
        3rd North Carolina Infantry
    Rodes' Brigade
        12th Alabama Infantry
        26th Alabama Infantry
        3rd Alabama Infantry
        5th Alabama Infantry
        6th Alabama Infantry

Longstreet's Command
    Evans' (Independent) Brigade
        17th South Carolina Infantry
        18th South Carolina Infantry
        22nd South Carolina Infantry
        23rd South Carolina Infantry
        Holcombe (SC) Legion
        Macbeth (SC) Artillery
Hood's Division
    Hood's Brigade
        18th Georgia Infantry
        Hampton (SC) Legion
        1st Texas Infantry
        4th Texas Infantry
        5th Texas Infantry
    Hood's Division Artillery
        Rowan (NC) Artillery
        German (SC) Artillery
        Palmetto (SC) Light Artillery
    Law's Brigade
        4th Alabama Infantry
        11th Mississippi Infantry
        2nd Mississippi Infantry
        6th North Carolina Infantry
Jones' Division
    Anderson's (GA) Brigade
        11th Georgia Infantry
        1st Georgia (Regulars) Infantry
        7th Georgia Infantry
        8th Georgia Infantry
        9th Georgia Infantry
    Drayton's Brigade
        50th Georgia Infantry
        51st Georgia Infantry
        Phillips (GA) Legion's Infantry Battalion
        15th South Carolina Infantry
        3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
    Jenkins' Brigade
        1st South Carolina Volunteer Infantry
        2nd South Carolina Rifles
        4th South Carolina Infantry Battalion
        5th South Carolina Infantry
        6th South Carolina Infantry
        Palmetto (SC) Sharpshooters
    Jones' Division Artillery
        Wise (VA) Artillery
    Kemper's Brigade
        11th Virginia Infantry
        17th Virginia Infantry
        1st Virginia Infantry
        24th Virginia Infantry
        7th Virginia Infantry
    Pickett's (Garnett's) Brigade
        18th Virginia Infantry
        19th Virginia Infantry
        28th Virginia Infantry
        56th Virginia Infantry
        8th Virginia Infantry
    Toombs' Brigade
        15th Georgia Infantry
        17th Georgia Infantry
        20th Georgia Infantry
        2nd Georgia Infantry



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