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Law's Brigade, Hood's Division

7 AM 17 September to 10 AM 17 September

C.S.A.
LONGSTREET'S COMMAND
LAW'S BRIGADE, HOOD'S DIVISION
Colonel E. M. Law, 4th Alabama, Commanding.
Organization.
4th Alabama Infantry    2nd Mississippi Infantry
6th North Carolina Infantry    11th Mississippi Infantry

(September 17, 1862.)
   Law's Brigade advanced from the woods at the Dunkard Church at 7 A.M. and relieved Trimble's Brigade across the Smoketown Road south of this point. Gradually gaining ground to the left, its center on the open ground and its right in the East Woods, it assisted in repulsing the advance of Ricketts' Division, First Corps. Supported on the right by the 21st Georgia of Trimble's Brigade and the 5th Texas of Wofford's Brigade, it advanced to the northeast corner of Miller's Cornfield and the woods adjacent, from which it was dislodged by the advance of the Twelfth Corps. It withdrew to the fields south of the Dunkard Church and was not again engaged.

Location:   south side of Cornfield Avenue (Map 1)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    Law's Brigade
        4th Alabama Infantry
        11th Mississippi Infantry
        2nd Mississippi Infantry
        6th North Carolina Infantry



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