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Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps

8 PM 15 September to 7 AM 17 September

U.S.A.
RICHARDSON'S DIVISION, SECOND ARMY CORPS
Maj. Gen. Israel B. Richardson, Commanding.

(September 15-16, 1862.)
   On the night of September 15, 1862, the Division was posted at the foot of the ridge on the north side of this road to hold the bridge across the Antietam and secure the crossing for the movement of September 16. The Division occupied this position until the morning of September 17, when it was relieved by Morell's Division of the Fifth Corps.

Location:   north side of the Boonsboro Pike, east of the Middle Bridge (Map 5)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

1st Division, II Corps
    1st Brigade, 1st Division, II Corps
        5th New Hampshire Infantry
        61st New York Infantry
        64th New York Infantry
        7th New York Infantry
        81st Pennsylvania Infantry
    1st Division, II Corps Artillery
        1st New York Light Artillery, Battery B
        4th United States Artillery, Batteries A and C
    2nd Brigade, 1st Division, II Corps
        29th Massachusetts Infantry
        63rd New York Infantry
        69th New York Infantry
        88th New York Infantry
    3rd Brigade, 1st Division, II Corps
        2nd Delaware Infantry
        52nd New York Infantry
        57th New York Infantry
        66th New York Infantry
        53rd Pennsylvania Infantry



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