The Civil War in the East

CSA Flag C.S.A. - Army of Northern Virginia - Longstreet's Command

McLaws' Division

Major General Lafayette McLaws

         
   
   

 

The division was transfered from the Richmond area at the beginning of the Maryland Campaign. It took heavy casualties in the fighting on Maryland Heights during the Siege of Harpers Ferry on September 13, at Crampton's Gap on South Mountain on September 14, and in the Battle of Sharpsburg (Antietam) on September 17.

Barksdale's Brigade

Bde. Gen. William Barksdale

13th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel Kennon McElroy (w 9/15)

 

17th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel John C. Fiser

 

18th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Major James C. Campbell (w 9/17)

Lt. Colonel William H. Luse

 

21st Mississippi Infantry Regiment

Captain John Sims

Colonel Benjamin G. Humphreys

 

Cobb's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Howell Cobb (to 9/16)

Lt. Colonel Christopher C. Sanders (9/16)

Lt. Colonel William MacRae (9/17)

16th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel Philip Thomas

 

24th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel Christopher C. Sanders (^ 9/16)

Major Robert E. McMillan (w 9/17)

 

Cobb's Georgia Legion

Lt. Colonel Luther Glenn

 

15th North Carolina Infantry Regiment

Lt. Colonel William MacRae

 

Kershaw's Brigade

Bde. Gen. Joseph B. Kershaw

2nd South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Colonel John D. Kennedy (w 9/17)

Major Franklin Gaillard

 

3rd South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Colonel James D. Nance

 

7th South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Colonel David W. Aiken (w&c 9/17)

Major William Caspers White (k 9/17)

Captain John S. Hard (to Maj. 9/18)

 

8th South Carolina Infantry Regiment

Colonel John W. Henegan (w 9/13)

Lt. Colonel Axalla J. Hoole

 

Semmes' Brigade

Bde. Gen. Paul J. Semmes

10th Georgia Infantry Regiment

Colonel Alfred Cumming (to Wilcox's Bde)

Captain Willis C. Holt (wounded 9/14)

Captain Philologus H. Loud (w 9/17)

Captain William Johnston (w 9/17)

 

53rd Georgia Infantry Regiment

Colonel James P. Simms

 

15th Virginia Infantry Regiment

Captain Emmet M. Morrison (w&c 9/17)

Captain Edward J. Willis

 

32nd Virginia Infantry Regiment

Colonel Edgar B. Montague

 

Artillery

Major Samuel P. Hamilton (to 9/17)

Colonel Henry C. Cabell

Troup (Ga.) Artillery

Captain Henry H. Carlton

attached to Cobb's Bde.

Pulaski (Ga.) Battery

Captain John Postell Williamson Read

attached to Kershaw's Bde.

1st. Co. Richmond (Va.) Howitzers

Captain Edward S. McCarthy

 

Richmond Fayette (Va.) Howitzers

Captain Miles C. Macon

 

1st North Carolina Artillery, Battery A

Captain Basil Charles Manly

attached to Semmes' Bde.




 
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