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139th Pennsylvania Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Col. Frederick H. Collier

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Division - 1st Division, IV Corps
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, IV Corps


On the Antietam Campaign

Part of Howe's Brigade, Couch's Division, on 16 September they were ...

... drawn up across Pleasant Valley near Rohrersville, observing McLaws' Command. On the morning of the 17th, the Division marched nearly to Harpers Ferry, then counter-marched and bivouacked that night on the Huffer Farm about a half mile south of Keedysville.

It reached the field about 11 A.M., on the 18th, Cochrane's Brigade relieved Irwin's Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps, behind the ridge east of the Hagerstown Pike and the Brigades of Devens and Howe formed in rear of Brooks' Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps and French's Division, Second Corps.

The Division was not engaged in the action.
(from battlefield Tablet No. 76)

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit

Tablet #76: Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM

We have 5 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
BPvtFair, Chambers O.Died   11/14     We have some details for this person
HPvtLogan, James Died   10/13     We have some details for this person
IPvtBeebe, William Died   10/16     We have some details for this person
IPvtFitzpatrick, Michael Died   11/16     We have some details for this person
F&SColCollier, Frederick Hill        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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