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Federal Regiment

124th Pennsylvania Infantry

Mustered in on 8/12/1862
Disbanded/Mustered out: Harrisburg, PA 5/16/1863
Commanding Officers:
  Col. Joseph W. Hawley
  Maj. Isaac L. Haldeman
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: not known
  Killed in Action (KIA): 5
  Wounded (WIA): 42
  Missing in Action (MIA): 17

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #2: Hood's Division Retakes the Cornfield
   Detail Map #3: Mansfield's XII Corps Attacks Into the Cornfield
   Detail Map #4: Greene's High-Water Mark in the West Woods
   Detail Map #5: Sedgwick is Flanked in the West Woods

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #27: Twelfth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #28: Williams' Division, Twelfth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #29: Crawford's Brigade, Williams' Division - 17 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

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



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In the Antietam Campaign:
A nine-month Regiment, Antietam was their first combat, they having been only about a month in service. They crossed South Mountain on 15 September without seeing action. Colonel Hawley was wounded and relieved by Major Haldeman who led the Regiment in their charge into and through the Cornfield as part of the Federal XII Corps on the morning of 17 September.

References, Sources, and other Notes:
Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg: 1868-1871, extracted online at Pennsylvania in the Civil War.

We have 28 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
A PvtCollier, Hosea A.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
A LtFinch, Isaac MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
A PvtMcFarland, George W.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
A PvtValentine, Jonathan MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtBarlow, Jacob WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtBarlow, Joseph KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
C CorpGatchell, Eli KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtStevens, W. H.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtBittle, William L.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DSgtBroomhall, Charles D. Manley        We have some details for this person
D CorpCrozier, James MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtEckfeldt, Elias MIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
E PvtMcFadden, Joseph MIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F SgtGratz, William WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F PvtMonaghan, Hamilton MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F SgtPotts, William W.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
G PvtConnor, George M.MIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
G PvtJardine, Amos C.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
G PvtPowers, John MIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
H SgtKnowles, William G.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtPerisle, William H.Died   09/30     We have some details for this person
H PvtPlatt, Horatio NelsonWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
H PvtZebley, Samuel R.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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I PvtUnderwood, Joseph W.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
K PvtPaiste, William H.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SMajHaldeman, Isaac Lawrence        We have some details for this person
F&SColHawley, Joseph WWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person

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