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Federal Regiment

80th New York Infantry/20th NYS Militia

"Ulster Guard"
Commanding Officer:
  LCol Theodore B Gates
Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #1: Hookers I Corps' Sweeps Down the Pike
   Detail Map #2: Hood's Division Retakes the Cornfield
   Detail Map #3: Mansfield's XII Corps Attacks Into the Cornfield
   Detail Map #5: Sedgwick is Flanked in the West Woods

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 #5: Patrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
   Tablet #110: Patrick's Brigade, Doubleday's Division - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - First (I) Army Corps
  Division - 1st Division, I Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps



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More on the Web:
See an excellent website on this unit. The unit should properly be called the 20th New York State Militia (NYSM).

See also an interesting study of controversy over the fate of the flag of the 6th Wisconsin at Antietam involving the 20th (from Blue and Gray Magazine, Winter 2005).



We have 4 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtPollock, W. J.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
APvtRhodes, Aaron WIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
FCorpPost, J. P.Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
F&SLColGates, Theodore Burr        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

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