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Federal Regiment

27th Indiana Infantry

Organized: Indianapolis, IN; mustered in 9/12/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: 11/4/1864

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Col. Silas Colgrove

 

Arms:
   Enfield Rifle

Enfields issued in June 1862, replacing Belgian Rifles. Regiment issued 1861 Springfields after Antietam.

 

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


Unit history

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)

On 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.

Statistics

Initial Strength: 443; Killed in Action (KIA): 41; Wounded (WIA): 168;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 47.2%

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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

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