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2nd United States Sharpshooters

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Col. Henry A V Post

 

Arms:
   Sharps Rifle

Berdan Special version

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - First (I) Army Corps
  Division - 1st Division, I Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps


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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #1: First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #13: Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #2: Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
Tablet #3: Doubleday's Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
Tablet #32: Phelps' Brigade, Doubleday's Division - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

We have 13 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtCharlton, Richard WIA   09/17
ACaptChase, Dudley P.WIA   09/17
APvtLivingston, Alexander Died   11/25     We have some details for this person
CPvtLow, James Died   10/15     We have some details for this person
DPvtCoffin, Hillard FarnsworthMWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
ECorpBruce, Horatio P.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtBlake, Christopher C.WIA   09/17
GPvtCarter, Reuben FittsWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
GPvtTwombly, Robert F.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtBenson, William H.WIA   09/17
LPvtBrown, Joseph TDied   09/30     We have some details for this person
F&SLtParmelee, Lewis C.KIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SColPost, Henry A VWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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