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Antietam Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 4

Hofmann's Brigade, Doubleday's Division

5 AM 17 September to 5 PM 17 September

U.S.A.
FIRST ARMY CORPS
HOFMANN'S BRIGADE, DOUBLEDAY'S DIVISION
Lieut. Col. J. Wm. Hofmann, 56th Penn. Inf., Commanding.
Organization.
7th Indiana Infantry
76th New York Infantry
95th New York Infantry
56th Pennsylvania Infantry

(September 17, 1862.)
   Hofmann's Brigade was held in support of the Corps Artillery. About noon it was moved to the left in support of the Artillery of the First and Second Corps.

In the afternoon it was returned to the right where it remained until the close of the battle.

Location: east side of the Hagerstown Pike, north of the North Woods (Map 1)

 

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    2nd Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps
        7th Indiana Infantry
        76th New York Infantry
        95th New York Infantry
        56th Pennsylvania Infantry

Source: Antietam Battlefield Board, Antietam Battlefield Board 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)

 

Notes

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 16694]

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