CAST IRON WAR DEPARTMENT. MARKER AT
ANTIETAM BATTLEFIELD, SHARPSBURG, MD.
C. S. A.
Cobb's Brigade, McLaws' Division
Lieut. Col. C. C. Sanders, 24th Georgia Infantry,
16th Georgia Infantry, Cobb's (Georgia) Legion
24th Georgia Infantry, 15th North Carolina Infantry
September 17, 1862
Cobb's Brigade crossed the Potomac at daybreak and halted nearGeneral Lee's Headquarters West of Sharpsburg. At about 9:20 A.M., it>
formed line on the South side of Bloody Lane, its left resting at this
point and, with Rodes' and portions of Garland's and Colquitt's Brigades,
participated in the engagement with French's Division of the Second
Corps. Later in the day the Brigade changed front to the right, facing
East, and supported D. H. Hill's Division and George T. Anderson's
Brigade in resisting the advance of Richardson's Division.
Located--East Side Hagerstown Pike
24th REGIMENT GEORGIA VOLUNTEER INFANTRY
ARMY NORTHERN VIRGINIA
C. S. A.
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