Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps,
Brig. Gen. James B. Ricketts, Commanding.
September 16, 1862.
Ricketts' Division crossed the Antietam at the Sumner Bridge on the afternoon of Sept. 16, and moved in a westerly direction toward the Smoketown Road.
At 6 p.m., Meade's Division having encountered the enemy's infantry on the Smoketown Road, near the East Woods, this formed on the extreme left of the corps in support of Meade.
On the right and left of the road at this point the division bivouacked on the night of the 16th.
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