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Unit

Federal Regiment

3rd United States Infantry

Commanding Officer:
  Capt. John D. Wilkins
Map Showing this Unit:
   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 #82: 3rd US Infantry, Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 3 PM to 19 Sep, 8 AM

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Fifth (V) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, V Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, V Corps



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In the Antietam Campaign:
9 Companies of the Third Infantry were in Maryland1:

Co. B - 2LT Isaac A. Helm
Co. C - 1LT George B. Eckert
Co. D - CPT Francis A. Davies (16th US Inf)
Co. E - 1LT Daingerfield Parker
Co. F - CPT John D. Wilkins
Co. G - 1LT John B. Williams
Co. H - 1LT Andrew Sheridan
Co. I - 1LT John H. Page
Co. K - 1LT Jacob F. Kent

We have 3 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
BLtHelm, Isaac A.        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
DCaptDavies, Francis Asbury        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
UnkCaptWilkins, John Darragh        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, p. 385  [AotW citation 845]

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