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16th Maine Infantry

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  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 8 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtWitham, James A.Died (d)   09/30     We have some details for this person
CPvtMitchell, Joseph Died (d)   10/06     We have some details for this person
CPvtOakes, Charles Died (d)   10/07     We have some details for this person
CPvtRafford, James C.Died (d)   10/27     We have some details for this person
EPvtFossett, Robert M.Died (d)   10/25     We have some details for this person
EPvtRichardson, Orson FranklinDied (d)   10/16     We have some details for this person
GPvtCorbett, Charles P.Died (d)   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

 

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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]