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g Corps: General: In conformity with orders emanating from headquarters of the corps, I have the honor to report upon the part taken by my brigade — the Third of the First division of the Twelfth corps--in the recent battle of Antietam near Sharpsburgh, on the seventeenth instant. The enemy, routed at passes of South-Mountain on the fourteenth, were rapidly pursued and brought to a stand near Sharpsburgh, on the westerly side of Antietam Creek, on the sixteenth instant. Massed in rear Sharpsburgh, on the westerly side of Antietam Creek, on the sixteenth instant. Massed in rear of our forces, drawn up in line of battle under General McClellan, this corps remaining inactive during the day, was moved on the night of the sixteenth and morning of the seventeenth to the right of our line to strengthen General Hooker, who had, at noon of the sixteenth, crossed the creek and engaged the enemy's advance. Just after the break of day, we were aroused from a brief slumber by sharp firing of musketry in front of General Hooker's position. The corps, then commanded by the lame
n rear of McLaws. Under these circumstances, it was determined to retire to Sharpsburgh, where we would be upon the flank and rear of the enemy should he move againproperty, General Jackson, with his two other divisions, set out at once for Sharpsburgh, ordering Generals McLaws and Walker to follow without delay. Official inon was received soon after the commands of Longstreet and D. H. Hill reached Sharpsburgh, on the morning of the fifteenth, and reanimated the courage of the troops. he gradually withdrew his command toward the Potomac. Deeming the roads to Sharpsburgh, on the north side of the river, impracticable, he resolved to cross at Harprcumstances, his progress was slow, and he did not reach the battle-field at Sharpsburgh until some time after the engagement of the seventeenth began. The commands of Longstreet and D. H. Hill, on their arrival at Sharpsburgh, were placed in position along the range of hills between the town and the Antietam, nearly parallel