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Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 328

Anderson's Brigade, D.R. Jones Division

12 PM 15 September to 7 AM 17 September

C.S.A.
LONGSTREET'S COMMAND
ANDERSON'S BRIGADE, D.R. JONES DIVISION
Col. George T. Anderson, 11th Georgia Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
1st Georgia Infantry
7th Georgia Infantry
8th Georgia Infantry
9th Georgia Infantry
11th Georgia Infantry

(September 15-16, 1862.)
   Anderson's Brigade, temporarily attached to Hood's Division, reached Sharpsburg about noon of the 15th, and went into position on the south of this road in support of the Washington Artillery.

It remained in this position and in a corresponding position on the opposite side of the road, which it occupied for about three hours, until the morning of the 17th, when it was moved to the left to support Hood's Division.

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

 

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    Anderson's (GA) Brigade
        11th Georgia Infantry
        1st Georgia (Regulars) Infantry
        7th Georgia Infantry
        8th Georgia Infantry
        9th Georgia Infantry

Source: The Antietam Battlefield Board1

Notes

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 16757]

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