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Federal Regiment

59th New York Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Col. William L. Tidball

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Second (II) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, II Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, II Corps


On the Antietam Campaign

On the 59th New York Infantry monument at the Battlefield: " ... John Lemuel Stetson of Plattsburgh, N.Y. Lieutenant Colonel ... Out of 300 men and 21 officers who went into battle nearby, there fell 224, including Lieut. Col. Stetson and 8 officers - a loss in officers exceeded only twice in the war."

Statistics

Initial Strength: 381; Killed in Action (KIA): 71; Wounded (WIA): 153;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 58.8%

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #35: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 15 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #115: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #116: Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #36: Sedgwick's Division, Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #38: Dana's Brigade, Sedgwick's Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM

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