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2nd Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps

 

Commanding Officers at Antietam:
  Abner Doubleday
  William P Wainwright
  J William Hofmann

 

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


Units which make up this Brigade:
  56th Pennsylvania Infantry
  76th New York Infantry
  7th Indiana Infantry
  95th New York Infantry

On the Antietam Campaign

On the 17th, the Brigade was held in reserve north of the Poffenberger farm to protect Hooker's I Corps artillery.

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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 #4: Hofmann's Brigade, Doubleday's Division - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 5 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