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Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command

9 AM 15 September to 9 PM 16 September

C.S.A.
D.R. JONES DIVISION, LONGSTREET'S COMMAND
Brig. Gen. D.R. Jones, Commanding.
Organization.
Brig. Gen. Robert Toombs' Brigade
Brig. Gen. Thomas F. Drayton's Brigade
Brig. Gen. R.B. Garnett's Brigade
Brig. Gen. James L. Kemper's Brigade
Col. Joseph Walker's Brigade
Col. Geo. T. Anderson's Brigade

(September 15-16, 1862.)
   Jones' Division reached Sharpsburg on the morning of the 15th and took position on Cemetery Hill and the high ground about 350 yards to the west and northwest of this point.

A part of Toombs' Brigade, the 50th Georgia of Drayton's Brigade, and a Company each of Walker's (Jenkins') Brigade and Hood's Division, all under command of Gen. Toombs, were advanced to contest the passage of the Antietam by the Burnside Bridge and the fords below. The Washington Artillery (15 guns), Hood's Division Artillery (14 guns) and Captain J.S. Brown's Virginia Battery (4 guns), in all 33 guns, strengthened Jones' Division which formed the extreme right of the Army of Northern Virgignia. During the 16th the Division was subjected to an annoying fire from the long range guns beyond the Antietam.

Location:   west side of Branch Avenue (Map 4)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    Hood's Division Artillery
        Rowan (NC) Artillery
        German (SC) Artillery
        Palmetto (SC) Light Artillery
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
    1st Battalion, Longstreet's Corps Artillery
        Washington (LA) Artillery, 1st Company
        Washington (LA) Artillery, 2nd Company
        Washington (LA) Artillery, 3rd Company
        Washington (LA) Artillery, 4th Company



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