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ice of assigning batteries to infantry brigades ceased, and the artillery was organized A Confederate artillery wreck at Antietam: a tragedy of the tremendous cannonade-why Lee did not renew the battle The battery-horses lie dead beside the shattered caissons and the litter of corn-cobs where, only a few hours before, they had munched at their last meal. The heavy loss to Lee's artillery in horses, caissons, and guns affected his decision not to renew the battle. From researches of Henderson, the British military historian, it appears that on the morning of September 18, 1862, after the roar of Antietam had died away, General Lee sent for Colonel Stephen D. Lee, and told him to report to General Jackson. They rode together to the top of a hill on which lay wrecked caissons, broken wheels, human corpses, and dead horses. Their view overlooked the Federal right. Can you take fifty pieces of artillery and crush that force? asked General Jackson. Colonel Lee gazed earnestly at