In his chapter in TATF on September 16, Harsh mentions the
movement of Ripley's brigade of D H Hill up towards the Mumma
Farm. In a footnote to that same paragraph, he implies that G B
Anderson then moved his brigade up to where Ripley had originally
However, the Antietam NBP battlefield tablet for Anderson's
Brigade (no longer there) implies that Anderson's brigade did not
shift their position from near Boonsborough Pike until 0630 on
September 17th after battle has been joined.
1. Who is right?
2. Where was Ripley originally sited in the original line of
battle by Hill?
Yr. Obt. Svt.
G E "Gerry" Mayers
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