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Federal (USA)

Lieutenant Colonel

William H Pettes

Home State: New York

Command Billet: Commanding Regiment

Branch of Service: Engineers

Unit: 50th New York Engineers

On the Campaign

In command of the 50th NY Engineers, part of the Volunteer Engineer Brigade of the General Headquarters, Army of the Potomac. The brigade was detailed to Washington DC September 7, 1862 for the duration of the Maryland Campaign.