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Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command

6 AM 17 September to 3 PM 17 September

C.S.A.
D.R. JONES' DIVISION, LONGSTREET'S COMMAND
Brig. Gen. David R. Jones, Commanding.

(September 17, 1862.)
   The Division formed at daylight on the plateau commanding the approaches to the Burnside Bridge.

At about noon the enemy made several attempts to carry the bridge, but was repulsed. An assault made at 1 P.M. was successful. The bridge was carried, and the advanced troops withdrew to a position on the plateau nearer the town. Between 2 and 3 P.M. the enemy gained the plateau and advanced upon the town, but was checked by troops of this Division which was re-enforced at about 3 P.M. by A.P. Hill's Division of Jackson's Command.

Location:   south side of the Boonsboro Pike, west of Rodman Avenue (Map 4)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

Jones' Division
    Anderson's (GA) Brigade
        11th Georgia Infantry
        1st Georgia (Regulars) Infantry
    Drayton's Brigade
        50th Georgia Infantry
        51st Georgia Infantry
        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
    Kemper's Brigade
        11th Virginia Infantry
        17th Virginia Infantry
        1st Virginia Infantry
        24th Virginia Infantry
    Pickett's (Garnett's) Brigade
        18th Virginia Infantry
        19th Virginia Infantry
        28th Virginia Infantry
        56th Virginia Infantry
    Toombs' Brigade
        15th Georgia Infantry
        17th Georgia Infantry
        20th Georgia Infantry
        2nd Georgia Infantry



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