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Anderson's Division, Longstreet's Command

5 AM 17 September to 1 PM 17 September

C.S.A.
ANDERSON'S DIVISION, LONGSTREET'S COMMAND
Maj. Gen. R.H. Anderson, Commanding

(September 17, 1862.)
   Anderson's Division comprising the Brigades of Cumming, Wright, Pryor, Mahone, Featherstone and Armistead crossed the Potomac at Blackford's Ford about daybreak and between 8 and 10 A. M. arrived upon this part of the field. Armistead's Brigade was sent to the support of McLaws in the Dunkard Church Woods and the other five Brigades were disposed in the Apple Orchard and on open ground either side of it, between this and Piper's Lane. The Division advanced in support of a part of D.H. Hill's Division, then heavily engaged and after a stubborn contest in which portions of the Division reached this point, it was repulsed with heavy loss and fell back to Piper's Lane and the Hagerstown Pike.

Location:   south side of the Bloody Lane (Map 3)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

Anderson's Division
    Anderson's Division Artillery
        Donaldsonville (LA) Artillery
        Grimes' Portsmouth (VA) Battery
        Lynchburg (VA) Artillery
        Norfolk (VA) Battery
    Armistead's Brigade
        14th Virginia Infantry
        38th Virginia Infantry
        53rd Virginia Infantry
        57th Virginia Infantry
        9th Virginia Infantry
    Featherston's Brigade
        12th Mississippi Infantry
        16th Mississippi Infantry
        19th Mississippi Infantry
        2nd Mississippi Infantry Battalion
    Mahone's (Parham's) Brigade
        12th Virginia Infantry
        16th Virginia Infantry
        41st Virginia Infantry
        61st Virginia Infantry
        6th Virginia Infantry
    Pryor's Brigade
        14th Alabama Infantry
        2nd Florida Infantry
        5th Florida Infantry
        8th Florida Infantry
        3rd Virginia Infantry
    Wilcox's (Cumming's) Brigade
        10th Alabama Infantry
        11th Alabama Infantry
        8th Alabama Infantry
        9th Alabama Infantry
    Wright's Brigade
        44th Alabama Infantry
        22nd Georgia Infantry
        3rd Georgia Infantry
        48th Georgia Infantry



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