Honoring the Battles, Soldiers and Spirits

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES When Ransom’s Brigade of Walker’s Division joined with the McLaw’s Division at the south of the West Woods, they hit the 5500 man Union Division under General Sedgwich. This was a division in Sumner’s II Corps. The Confederates hit the Union Division in the left flank and their rear and it was …


THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862

THE MARYLAND CAMPAIGN OF 1862: THROUGH ARKANSAS EYES Manning’s Brigade pulled back and took their wounded commander to a place south of the West Woods. Many of the other Confederate Brigades had participated in chasing the Union Forces out of the north part of the West Woods. However, due to cannonade by Union cannon positions reinforced by Union Infantry along …