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1st Maine Cavalry

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  Col. Samuel H. Allen

 

Arms:
   Burnside Carbine

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Division - Pleasonton's Cavalry Division


On the Antietam Campaign

Companies G (with the 9th Corps), H, and M (5th Corps) were detailed to Headquarters orderly and escort duty on the Maryland Campaign. The rest of the Regiment was not at Antietam, having been detached and held for duty at Frederick, Md as Provost Guard on 13 September 1862.1

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #121: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM

We have 16 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
BPvtBean, Charles H.MWIA   09/00     We have some details for this person
BPvtOxton, Franklin A.POW   09/12     We have some details for this person
BCorpParker, Aurelius         We have some details for this person
BPvtRobinson, Charles E.POW   09/12     We have some details for this person
CPvtDrake, Francis E.Died (d)   10/23     We have some details for this person
CPvtHayes, William M.Died (d)   11/10     We have some details for this person
DPvtSimpson, George W.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DCaptSmith, Charles Henry        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
EPvtPickard, John E.Died (d)   11/14     We have some details for this person
FPvtPhelps, George W.MWIA   09/13     We have some details for this person
IPvtGoodwin, Charles C.        We have some details for this person
KPvtJohnson, Charles R.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KPvtSanford, Thomas J.        We have some details for this person
KCorpStacy, John S.Died (d)   11/08     We have some details for this person
LPvtPratt, Oliver P.Died (d)   11/18     We have some details for this person
F&SColAllen, Samuel Henderson        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. 180  [AotW citation 137]