Antietam Battlefield Historical Tablet No. 325
Anderson's Brigade, D. H. Hill's Division
9 PM 15 September to 8 AM 17 September
(September 15-16, 1862.)
Anderson's Brigade was bivouacked on either side of the road at this point on the night of September 15, 1862 with skirmishers thrown forward near the Antietam. On the 16th its skirmishers were engaged with those of the Fourth United States Infantry. It remained in this position until the morning of the 17th, when it moved by the left through the ravine and Piper's cornfield to the Bloody Lane near Roulette's.
Location: north side of the Boonsboro Pike, east of Rodman Avenue (Map 3)
Notes: This tablet is missing from the battlefield. Text is from Battlefield Board records.
Units described and/or located by this Tablet:
Anderson's (NC) Brigade
14th North Carolina Infantry
2nd North Carolina Infantry
30th North Carolina Infantry
4th North Carolina Infantry
Source: Antietam Battlefield Board, Antietam Battlefield Board 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)
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 16751]
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