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Ninth Army Corps

7 AM 15 September to 3 PM 16 September

U.S.A.
NINTH ARMY CORPS
Brig. Gen. Jacob D. Cox, Commanding.

(September 15-16, 1862.)
   The Ninth Army Corps moved from Fox's Gap in South Mountain by the Sharpsburg Road on the morning of September 15th, and in the evening encamped in the rear of the extreme left of the Army of the Potomac under the crest of the ridge opposite the Middle Antietam Bridge.

On the morning of the 16th the Corps moved to the left and took position upon the rear slopes of the ridges on the east bank of the Antietam, the center nearly opposite the Burnside Bridge.

Benjamin's Battery (E, 2nd U.S. Artillery) occupied the knoll commanding the bridge; the remaining Batteries of the Corps were in reserve under cover of the ridge. During the 16th Benjamin's Battery engaged the Confederate Batteries posted on Cemetery Hill.

In the afternoon the Battery moved a short distance south; Crook's Brigade on its right rear, supported by Sturgis' Division, and Rodman's Division on its left rear with Scammon's Brigade in support. Wilcox's Division formed a third line in reserve.

Location:   east end of the Lower (Burnside) Bridge (Map 4)

Units described and/or located by this Tablet:


Ninth (IX) Army Corps
        1st Maine Cavalry, Company G
        2nd New York Artillery, Battery L
        Ohio Cavalry, Third Independant Company
        3rd United States Artillery, Batteries L and M
1st Division, IX Corps
    1st Brigade, 1st Division, IX Corps
        28th Massachusetts Infantry
        17th Michigan Infantry
        79th New York Infantry
        50th Pennsylvania Infantry
    1st Division, IX Corps Artillery
        Massachusetts Light Artillery, 8th Battery
        2nd United States Artillery, Battery E
    2nd Brigade, 1st Division, IX Corps
        8th Michigan Infantry
        46th New York Infantry
        100th Pennsylvania Infantry
        45th Pennsylvania Infantry
2nd Division, IX Corps
    1st Brigade, 2nd Division, IX Corps
        2nd Maryland Infantry
        6th New Hampshire Infantry
        9th New Hampshire Infantry
        48th Pennsylvania Infantry
    2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, IX Corps
        21st Massachusetts Infantry
        35th Massachusetts Infantry
        51st New York Infantry
        51st Pennsylvania Infantry
    2nd Division, IX Corps Artillery
        Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery D
        4th United States Artillery, Battery E
3rd Division, IX Corps
    1st Brigade, 3rd Division, IX Corps
        103rd New York Infantry
        89th New York Infantry
        9th New York Infantry
        9th New York Infantry, Company K
    2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, IX Corps
        11th Connecticut Infantry
        16th Connecticut Infantry
        8th Connecticut Infantry
        4th Rhode Island Infantry
    3rd Division, IX Corps Artillery
        5th United States Artillery, Battery A
Kanawha Division, IX Corps
        6th New York Cavalry
    1st Brigade, Kanawha Division, IX Corps
        12th Ohio Infantry
        23rd Ohio Infantry
        30th Ohio Infantry
        Ohio Light Artillery, First Battery
        Gilmore's Company, West Virginia Cavalry
        Harrison's company, West Virginia Cavalry
    2nd Brigade, Kanawha Division, IX Corps
        Schambeck's Company, Chicago Dragoons
        Kentucky Light Artillery, Simmonds' Battery
        11th Ohio Infantry
        28th Ohio Infantry
        36th Ohio Infantry



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