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Unit

Federal Battery

New Hampshire Light Artillery, First Battery

Commanding Officer:
  Frederick M Edgell
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: not known
  Wounded (WIA): 3

Arms:
  6   Napoleon
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



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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).

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--LtEdgell, Frederick M        We have some details for this person

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