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C.D. Owen
C.D. Owen

Federal (USA)


Charles D Owen

Home State: Rhode Island
Command Billet: Battery Commander
Branch of Service: Artillery
Unit: 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery G

see his Battle Report


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was 1st Lieutenant and commander of the Battery in December 1861 when it entered Federal service, but was Captain very soon after.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Personal details and the photograph of the Captain, above, kindly provided by researcher Robert Grandchamp. The original of the photo is found in Aldrich.1


1   Aldrich, Thomas M., The History of Battery A, First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery, in the War to Preserve the Union, 1861-1865, Providence: Snow & Farnham, Printers, 1904  [AotW citation 694]

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