Jonathan AustinHome State: New York
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 78th New York Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was commissioned Lieutenant Colonel of the 78th New York Infantry on its organization 26 April 1862. He had raised much of the Regiment. Col Ullman, the original commander apparently never actually served with the regiment, leaving LCol Austin in actual command.
In the Antietam Campaign:
LCol Austin relieved Col Goodrich in command of the brigade on 17 September after Goodrich was killed in action. Capt Stagg took over the regiment.
The remainder of the War:
He resigned his commission (why?) in January 1863.
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