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20th Maine Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Col. Adelbert Ames

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Fifth (V) Army Corps
  Division - 1st Division, V Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, V Corps


On the Antietam Campaign

Part of the V Corps, General McClellan's strategic reserve, the 20th saw no significant action at Sharpsburg. They would not engage in action until late September, in a reconnaissance at Shepherdstown Ford.

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #33: Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #18: Morell's Division, Fifth Army Corps - 16 Sep, 12 PM to 17 Sep, 8 AM
Tablet #26: Morell's Division, Fifth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 2 PM

We have 13 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtClark, George A.Died   10/25     We have some details for this person
BCaptMorrill, Walter Goodale        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
CPvtJones, Waldo B.Died   10/27     We have some details for this person
CPvtWashburn, Martin B.Died   10/27     We have some details for this person
EPvtLawler, Frederick T.Died   10/30     We have some details for this person
FPvtIreland, Rinaldo Died   10/21     We have some details for this person
FPvtSpear, William F.Died   10/23     We have some details for this person
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IPvtLittlefield, Moses Died   10/30     We have some details for this person
IPvtNewbert, Neville Died   10/29     We have some details for this person
KPvtBrewer, Anderson Died   10/28     We have some details for this person
F&SColAmes, Adelbert         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SLColChamberlain, Joshua Lawrence        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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