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Jones' Division, Longstreet's Command

7 AM 17 September to 3 PM 17 September

C.S.A.
D.R. JONES' DIVISION, LONGSTREET'S COMMAND
Brig. Gen. D. R. Jones, Commanding.

(September 17, 1862.)
   About 7:30 A.M. Col. George T. Anderson's Brigade moved from Cemetery Hill to the left near the Dunkard Church.

The Federal Batteries beyond the Antietam continued their heavy fire, which was answered by Confederate guns.

Five Companies of the 11th Georgia Infantry re-enforced the right of Toombs' Brigade opposite Snavely's Ford and, about 1 P.M., Toombs was driven from Burnside Bridge and Snavely's Ford by the Ninth Corps, which crossed at those points and, about 3 P.M., advanced upon Sharpsburg. At that hour Toombs was slowly falling back to the Antietam Furnace Road west of this point.

Location:   west side of Branch Avenue (Map 4)

Notes:   This narrative continues on a second tablet (No. 369, cont.) placed directly adjacent.


Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

Jones' Division
    Anderson's (GA) Brigade
        11th Georgia Infantry
        1st Georgia (Regulars) Infantry
    Drayton's Brigade
        50th Georgia Infantry
        51st Georgia Infantry
        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
    Kemper's Brigade
        11th Virginia Infantry
        17th Virginia Infantry
        1st Virginia Infantry
        24th Virginia Infantry
    Pickett's (Garnett's) Brigade
        18th Virginia Infantry
        19th Virginia Infantry
        28th Virginia Infantry
        56th Virginia Infantry
    Toombs' Brigade
        15th Georgia Infantry
        17th Georgia Infantry
        20th Georgia Infantry
        2nd Georgia Infantry



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