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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 at Antietam:
  Col. Joseph W. Hawley
  Maj. Isaac L. Haldeman

 

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


On 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.

Statistics

Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 5; Wounded (WIA): 42; Missing in Action (MIA): 17;

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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

References & 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 29 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtAustin, H. CollierWIA   09/17
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 WilliamsonWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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