9th New York Infantry"Hawkins' Zouaves"
Organized: New York City, NY; mustered in 4/23/1861
|Commanding Officer: |
LCol. Edgar A. Kimball
|Statistics for Maryland Campaign|
Initial Strength: 373
Killed in Action (KIA): 45
Wounded (WIA): 176
Missing in Action (MIA): 14
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 63%
Maps Showing this Unit:
Detail Map #10: Rodman's Division Crosses at Snavely's Ford
Detail Map #11: Burnside Climbs Toward Sharpsburg
Detail Map #12: AP Hill Hits Burnside's Flank
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #65: Rodman's Division, Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #66: Fairchild's Brigade, Rodman's Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
This Regiment's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps
Division - 3rd Division, IX Corps
Brigade - 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, IX Corps
In the Antietam Campaign:
This regiment had 8 Companies of Infantry engaged at Antietam - all except Co F and Co K. Company F was detached on duty at Plymouth, NC from July through November 1862. Company K was Capt Whiting's Battery of Artillery (and is listed seperately here at AotW) - present with the IX Corps, but acting as battery of artillery in supporting the crossing at Snavely's Ford on September 17th..
Hawkins' Zouaves were part of the IX Corps afternoon assault from the vicinity of the Lower Bridge toward the town of Sharpsburg.
References, Sources, and other Notes:
See also an AotW Featured Exhibit on Antietam from the point of view of David Thompson, Private, 9th NY Volunteers.
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