Commanding Officers on the Sharpsburg Campaign:
BGen. Beverly H. Robertson
Col. Thomas T. Munford
This Brigade's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of Northern Virginia
Division - Stuart's Cavalry Division
Units which make up this Brigade:
12th Virginia Cavalry
17th Virginia Cavalry Battalion
2nd Virginia Cavalry
6th Virginia Cavalry
7th Virginia Cavalry
On the Sharpsburg Campaign
Brigadier General Robertson was relieved of command of the Brigade on 6 September 1862, just before the crossing into Maryland, and was ordered to organize and train troops in North Carolina. He was relieved by Colonel Munford of the 2nd Virginia Cavalry.
On 16 - 18 September Munford's Brigade was posted on the extreme right of the Confederate line, covering the lower fords of the Antietam (from the Brigade's tablet).
Map Showing this Unit
Detail Map #8: Rodman's Division Crosses at Snavely's Ford (10 am-1 pm)
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit
Tablet #320: Munford's Brigade, Stuart's Cavalry Division - 16 Sep, 12 PM to 18 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #317: Stuart's Cavalry Division - 16 Sep, 9 PM to 19 Sep, 12 PM
References & Notes
See more online in Captain McDonald's 1907 History of the Laurel Brigade.