Robert FalligantHome State: Georgia
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: Sumter (GA) Artillery, Battery D
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was Sergeant-Major at Sharpsburg. On the afternoon of 16 September 1862 he was posted in command of one gun of his battery on the Hagerstown Pike about 180 yards south of the Miller Cornfield. He commanded a section of guns on the 17th after Lt. Maddox was wounded.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Campaign information from Carman1.
1 Carman, Ezra Ayers, and Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, editor, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, 2 volumes, El Dorado Hills (CA): Savas Beatie, 2010-12, Vol. 2, pg. 31 [AotW citation 10674]
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