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Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 49

Stainrook's Brigade, Greene's Division

8 AM 17 September to 9 AM 17 September

Col. Henry J. Stainrook, 109th Penn. Infantry, Commanding. Organization.
3rd Maryland Infantry
102nd New York Infantry
111th Pennsylvania Infantry

(September 17, 1862.)
   Stainrook's Brigade, on the left of the Division, advancing in line south of the Smoketown Road, relieved the left of Crawford's Brigade and engaged the Confederate Infantry in the East Woods.

Upon their retreat, the Brigade followed through the East Woods, across the open ground south of Mumma's house to the ridge southeast of the Dunkard Church, where it was halted to replenish ammunition.

Location: west side of the Smoketown Road in the East Woods (Map 1)


Units described and/or located by this Tablet:

    2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, XII Corps
        3rd Maryland Infantry
        102nd New York Infantry
        111th 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 16716]

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