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43rd New York Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Maj. John Wilson

 

This Battalion's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Sixth (VI) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, VI Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, VI Corps


Unit history

Owing to reduction in numbers, the regiment was consolidated on 18 July 1862, into a battalion of five companies.

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #102: Sixth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 4 PM
Tablet #72: Smith's Division, Sixth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM

After the Antietam Campaign

Five new companies joined it in October to bring it back up to Regimental strength.

References & Notes

Size information from Phisterer.1

We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtAnderson, John WIA   09/17
F&SMajWilson, John         We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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Notes

1   Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, 6 volumes, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1909-12, pg. 270  [AotW citation 378]