New Hampshire Light Artillery, First Battery
|Commanding Officer: |
Frederick M Edgell
|Statistics for Maryland Campaign|
Initial Strength: not known
Wounded (WIA): 3
May have had only 5 guns at Antietam.
Map Showing this Unit:
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 #25: Doubleday's Division Artillery - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 AM
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
This Battery's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Corps - First (I) Army Corps
Division - 1st Division, I Corps
Brigade - 1st Division, I Corps Artillery
History of the Unit:
Also known as Battery A.
The battery did not fare well at 2nd Manassas (29 August 1862), losing it's commander, Capt Gerrish (wounded and captured) and one of its Napoleons (captured).
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