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Unit

Federal Regiment

27th Indiana Infantry

Organized: Indianapolis, IN; mustered in 9/12/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out on 11/4/1864
Commanding Officer:
  Col. Silas Colgrove
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 443
  Killed in Action (KIA): 41
  Wounded (WIA): 168
  Losses, % of Initial Strength: 47.2%

Arms:
   Enfield Rifle
Enfields issued in June 1862, replacing Belgian Rifles. Regiment issued 1861 Springfields after Antietam.


Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #3: Mansfield's XII Corps Attacks Into the Cornfield
   Detail Map #5: Sedgwick is Flanked in the West Woods

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #54: Gordon's Brigade, Williams' Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
   Tablet #27: Twelfth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #28: Williams' Division, Twelfth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
   Tablet #55: Gordon's Brigade, Williams' Division - 17 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM

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



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History of the Unit:
Left State for Washington, D.C., September 15. Attached to Stile's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862, and Dept. of the Shenandoah to June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October, 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to November, 1864. (from Dyer's Compendium)

In the Antietam Campaign:
Part of the Federal XII Corps advance through the Miller Cornfield on the morning of 17 September, they were heavily engaged there, and nearly half the men of the Regiment were casualties.

We have 24 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
ACorpBowen, Charles M.WIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
CPvtFulp, Emanuel MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtGardner, John KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtLayman, Martin L.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CLtLee, Jacob A.MWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
CPvtParr, John H.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtFiddler, William MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
DPvtSmith, William H.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtHawkins, Joseph Died   12/02     We have some details for this person
EPvtLogan, Nathan KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtSmith, Franklin KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtCantwell, Alfred L.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FCaptKopp, Peter MWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
GPvtHensley, William J.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtWellens, H. C.Died   12/27     We have some details for this person
HPvtStewart, David Died   12/05     We have some details for this person
ICorpGood, Robert Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
KPvtHunt, William Deel J.Died   10/13     We have some details for this person
F&SColColgrove, Silas         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
UnkPvtClark, ------ Died   00/00
UnkPvtConrod, John Died   00/00
UnkPvtDefentry, W. Died   00/00
UnkPvtFuller, Joseph Died   00/00
UnkPvtMcLaughlin, Robert Died   00/00

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