Commanding Officer at Antietam:
Lt. Theron S. Winship
"Organized August, 26th, 1861, under Colonel Louis P. Buckley, it served in Maryland and Virginia from January, 1862, until the fall of 1863, taking part in the battles of Winchester, Port Republic, Cedar Mountain, Second Bull Run, Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. In September it was transferred with Hooker's Corps to the West, fought at Lookout Mountain, and joined Sherman's Atlanta campaign, participating in the battles of Resaca, Dallas, Kenesaw, Peachtree Creek and the seige of Atlanta. The Regiment marched to the sea and through the Carolinas, on to Washington, thence by rail to Cleveland, where it was mustered out July 22nd, 1865."
On the Antietam Campaign
References & Notes
Sources: Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Co., 1908; and
The Civil War in Ohio, website - unit history from Larry Stevens.
We have 4 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:
|G||Pvt||O'Hara, ------||Died 00/00|
|K||Sgt||Gray, William E.||Died 12/10|
|K||Pvt||Pierce, Sylvester||Died 10/20|
|F&S||Lt||Winship, Theron S|
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