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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 Antietam

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

References & 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]