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Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 377

Wise Artillery, D.R. Jones' Division

8 AM 17 September to 3 PM 17 September

Capt. J.S. Brown, Commanding.

   The Wise Artillery was the only one of the four Batteries attached to D.R. Jones' Division which was present on the field. During the greater part of the engagement it occupied the high ground about 340 yards due west of this point.

Location: west side of Branch Avenue (Map 4)


Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

        Wise (VA) Artillery

Source: The Antietam Battlefield Board1


1   Antietam Board, Antietam Battlefield Commission Papers, Washington DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1891-1898, Entry 707, Record Group 92 (Historical Tablet text by Generals E.A. Carman and H. Heth)  [AotW citation 16849]

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