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klin's corps; Gen. Banks's corps. Commanded by Gen. Williams, and Sykes's device of Fitz John Porter's corps. Burnside's men turned short to the South, passed across the foot of the Fik Eulge Mountain, and took a position on our extreme left. Porter held a commanding eminence to the right of Burnside, though Warren's brigade, of Porter's corps, was subsequently posted in the woods on the left in support of Burnside's men. Sumner's corps was an eminence next to the right or North from Petter, and Gen. Hooker had the extreme right, in and behind the woods on the Antietam. The left riched to the Northwest across the Sharpsburg . The line was between four and five miles . The rebel left was in the woods, directly in of Gen. Hooker, and their force was posted across the valley between us and Sharpsburg, in a very nearly parallel with that of the Federal . The account says: General Hooker had the honor to open this great combat. He commanded the corps formerly under General