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16th Maine Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Col. Asa W. Wildes

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - First (I) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, I Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, I Corps


On the Antietam Campaign

The Regiment joined the Brigade Sepember 9, 1862, but was detached as railroad guard on the 13th. They were not present at Antietam.1

We have 10 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtWitham, James A.Died   09/30     We have some details for this person
CPvtFossett, Robert M.Died   10/25     We have some details for this person
CPvtKing, Charles H.Died   11/30     We have some details for this person
CPvtMitchell, Joseph Died   11/06     We have some details for this person
CPvtOaks, Charles Died   11/07     We have some details for this person
CPvtRafford, James C.Died   10/27     We have some details for this person
GPvtCorbett, Charles P.Died   10/24     We have some details for this person
F&SColWildes, Jr., Asa Waldo        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
UnkPvtGoodwin, Arthur Died   10/27
UnkPvtMussey, George Died   10/18

 

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Notes

1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Vol. 19/Part 1 (Ser #27) , Pg. 171  [AotW citation 132]