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Jackson's Command

4 PM 15 September to 10 PM 16 September

C.S.A.
JACKSON'S COMMAND
Maj. Gen, Thomas J. Jackson, Commanding.

(September 15-16, 1862.)
   Gen. Jackson, with Ewell's and Jackson's Divisions, left Harpers Ferry late in the afternoon of September 15th, reached Sharpsburg on the morning of the 16th, and, in the afternoon, took position on the left of Longstreet's Command; Jackson's Division formed on the right of the line, which extended from a point on the Hagerstown Pike 250 yards north of the Dunkard Church westerly through the open fields and the West Woods in the direction of Alfred Poffenberger's. Early's and Hays' Brigades of Ewell's Division were in the left rear of Jackson's Division and Lawton's and Trimble's Brigades in the woods west and northwest of the Dunkard Church. At about 10 P.M. Lawton's and Trimble's Brigades of Ewell's Division moved east of the pike to relieve Hood's Division of Longstreet's Command, near the south line of Miller's Cornfield and in Mumma's field south of the Smoketown Road.

Location:   north side of Confederate Avenue, near the Hagerstown Pike (Map 1)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:


Jackson's Command
        Company H, 4th Virginia Cavalry
        White's Virginia Cavalry
Ewell's Division
    Early's Brigade
        13th Virginia Infantry
        25th Virginia Infantry
        31st Virginia Infantry
        44th Virginia Infantry
        49th Virginia Infantry
        52nd Virginia Infantry
        58th Virginia Infantry
    Ewell's Division Artillery
        Johnson's Bedford (VA) Artillery
        Staunton (VA) Artillery (Balthis' Battery)
    Hays' Brigade
        14th Louisiana Infantry
        5th Louisiana Infantry
        6th Louisiana Infantry
        7th Louisiana Infantry
        8th Louisiana Infantry
        Louisiana Guard Artillery
    Lawton's Brigade
        13th Georgia Infantry
        26th Georgia Infantry
        31st Georgia Infantry
        38th Georgia Infantry
        60th Georgia Infantry
        61st Georgia Infantry
    Trimble's Brigade
        15th Alabama Infantry
        12th Georgia Infantry
        21st Georgia Infantry
        1st North Carolina Battalion Sharpshooters
        21st North Carolina Infantry
Jackson's Division
    Jackson's Division Artillery
        Baltimore (MD) Artillery
        Alleghany (VA) Artillery
        Danville (VA) Artillery
        Lee (VA) Artillery
        Richmond "Hampden" (VA) Artillery
        Rockbridge (VA) Artillery
    Jones' Brigade
        1st Virginia Infantry Battalion
        21st Virginia Infantry
        42nd Virginia Infantry
        48th Virginia Infantry
    Starke's Brigade
        10th Louisiana Infantry
        15th Louisiana Infantry
        1st Louisiana (Zouaves) Infantry Battalion
        1st Louisiana Volunteer Infantry
        2nd Louisiana Infantry
        9th Louisiana Infantry
    Taliaferro's Brigade
        47th Alabama Infantry
        48th Alabama Infantry
        23rd Virginia Infantry
        37th Virginia Infantry
    Winder's Brigade
        27th Virginia Infantry
        33rd Virginia Infantry
        4th Virginia Infantry
        5th Virginia Infantry



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