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8th Illinois Cavalry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Maj. William H. Medill

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Division - Pleasonton's Cavalry Division
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, Cavalry Division


Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #21: Cavalry Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #90: Second Brigade, Cavalry Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #121: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM

We have 5 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
CPvtMartin, Austin Died   10/15
MPvtWaite, William BruceDied   10/15     We have some details for this person
F&SColFarnsworth, John Franklin        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SMajMedill, William H        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
UnkPvtSlater, J. Died   09/29

 

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