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Ninth Army Corps

7 AM 17 September to 3 PM 17 September

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

(September 17, 1862.)
   On the morning of the 17th, the Ninth Army Corps was in position behind the ridges on the east bank of the Antietam.

At 1 P.M., Sturgis' Division assaulted and carried the Burnside Bridge and formed line on the high ground west of the stream.

Crook's Brigade of the Kanawha Division crossed and formed on Sturgis' right in support.

Rodman's Division crossed at Snavely's Ford and formed on Sturgis' left.

Ewing's Brigade of the Kanawha Division crossed at Snavely's Ford and formed in support of Rodman.

Between 2 and 3 P.M., Willcox's Division crossed the bridge and relieved Sturgis.

Four Batteries of Artillery crossed the bridge and went into position along the line of battle.

Location:   east side of Branch Avenue near the Burnside Bridge Road (Map 4)

Notes:   This narrative continues on a second tablet (No. 70, cont.) placed directly adjacent.


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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