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Colquitt's Brigade, D. H. Hill's Division

6 AM 17 September to 5 PM 17 September

C.S.A.
COLQUITT'S BRIGADE, D. H. HILL'S DIVISION
Col. A. H. Colquitt, 6th Georgia Infantry, Commanding.
Organization.
6th Georgia Infantry
23rd Georgia Infantry
27th Georgia Infantry
28th Georgia Infantry
13th Alabama Infantry

(September 17, 1862.)
   Colquitt's Brigade formed line soon after sunrise, southwest of Mumma's house, in support of Trimble and Ripley. It followed Ripley across the Smoketown Road and formed on his right.

After a severe engagement, involving heavy loss, it retired to the west end of the Bloody Lane and assisted in checking the advance of French's Division of the Second Corps. Later in the day, portions of the Brigade acted with Evans' Brigade in checking the Federal advance on the Boonsboro Pike.

Location:   south side of Cornfield Avenue (Map 1)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    Colquitt's Brigade
        13th Alabama Infantry
        23rd Georgia Infantry
        27th Georgia Infantry
        28th Georgia Infantry
        6th Georgia Infantry



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