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Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 42

Morris' Brigade, French's Division

9 AM 17 September to 2 PM 17 September

Colonel Dwight Morris, 14th Connecticut, Commanding.
14th Connecticut Infantry
108th New York Infantry
130th Pennsylvania Infantry

(September 17, 1862.)
   Morris' Brigade relieved Weber's and took position on the rise of ground just north of the Bloody Lane; the 108th New York east of Roulette's Lane, the 14th Connecticut and 130th Pennsylvania west of it. Here supported and afterwards reinforced by Kimball's Brigade, it maintained a severe contest, losing heavily in killed and wounded. In the latter part of the engagement, the 14th Connecticut was sent to reinforce Richardson's Division on the left.

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


Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, II Corps
        14th Connecticut Infantry
        108th New York Infantry
        130th Pennsylvania Infantry

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 16814]

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