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Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command

9 PM 14 September to 9 PM 16 September

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

(September 15-16, 1862.)
   This Division, composed of the Brigades of Toombs, Kemper, Drayton, Jenkins, Garnett, and George T. Anderson, withdrew from its position on the South Mountain during the night of Sept. 14, and marched, by the Boonsboro Pike, to Sharpsburg.

It crossed the Antietam at the Middle Bridge and took position on the high ground to the south and southeast of the town, commanding the Burnside Bridge. The Division participated in the Artillery firing and skirmishing on the afternoon of the 16th, but was not otherwise seriously engaged.

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

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

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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