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Unit

Federal Battalion

2nd and 10th United States Infantry

Commanding Officer:
  Capt. John S. Poland
Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #8a: Sykes' Regulars Begin Advance on Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #8b: Sykes' Regulars Near Sharpsburg

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #33: Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #22: Sykes' Division, Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
   Tablet #77: 2nd and 10th US Infantry, Fifth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 12 PM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
   Tablet #121: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM

This Battalion's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Fifth (V) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, V Corps
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, V Corps



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In the Antietam Campaign:
This was a consolidated Regular Battalion made up of 9 Companies from the 2nd US and 3 Companies from the 10th US Infantry1:

Second Infantry
Co. A - 1st Sgt Thomas Byrne
Co. B - 1LT William F. Drum
Co. C - 2LT Abraham Grafius
Co. D - 1LT George H. McLoughlin
Co. E - 1LT Charles M. Freeman
Co. F - 1LT Hohn W. Gray, 11th US Inf
Co. G - 2LT Claude S. Robertson, 10th US Inf
Co. I - 1LT Samuel A. McKee
Co. K - 2LT Robert G.. Welles, 10th US Inf

10th US Infantry, attached to 2nd US
Co. E - 1LT George S. Lauman
Co. G - CPT Henry E. Maynadier
Co. I - 2LT William L. Kellog

We have 7 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
BPvtAndrews, Ignatius KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BSgtBurke, Daniel Webster        We have some details for this person
CCorpHolloway, George W.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtMadert, Jacob WIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
ILtKellogg, William Lucius        We have some details for this person
F&SSgtFalck, William         We have some details for this person
F&SLtPoland, John Scroggs        We have some details for this person

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Notes

1   Reese, Timothy J., Sykes' Regular Infantry Division, 1861-1864: A History of Regular United States Infantry Operations in the Civil War's Eastern Theater, Jefferson (NC): McFarland&Company, Inc., 1990, pp. 386 - 7  [AotW citation 854]

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