Erastus Bernard Tyler(1822 - 1891)
Home State: Ohio
Command Billet: Brigade Commander
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, V Corps
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Pre-War Profession: Fur hunter and merchant. In April 1861 he was Colonel of the 7th Ohio Regiment at Cross Lanes WV, and he commanded the 3rd Brigade/Shields' Division at Winchester and Port Republic. In May 1862 he was appointed BGen. of Volunteers.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He commanded the First Brigade in the Third Division/Fifth (V) Corps, in reserve on the 17th.
The remainder of the War:
He continued to lead the Brigade at Fredericksburg (wounded) and Chancellorsville. He later commanded the defenses of Baltimore.
After the War:
He was Postmaster of Baltimore.
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