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9th Pennsylvania Reserves

Organized: near Pittsburg, PA; mustered in 6/28/1861

 

Commanding Officers at Antietam:
  LCol. Robert Anderson
  Capt. Samuel B. Dick

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - First (I) Army Corps
  Division - 3rd Division, I Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, I Corps


Unit history

At its organization in June 1861 field officers elected were: Conrad F. Jackson, Colonel; Robert Anderson, Lieutenant Colonel, and James M'Kinney Snodgrass, Major. The two former had seen service in the Mexican war. The latter was at the time Major General of the Eighteenth Division of the State militia.

By the 2nd battle of Bull Run, Colonel Jackson had been promoted to be a Brigadier General, and had been assigned to the command of the Third Brigade, the command of the regiment devolving upon Lieutenant Colonel Anderson, who was subsequently commissioned Colonel, to date from 15th of July, 1862.

On the Antietam Campaign

On September 14th at South Mountain the brigade commander, Col Gallagher, was wounded and LCol Anderson of the 9th assumed the Brigade command. The regiment command devloved on Capt Dick, Company F (Major Snodgrass being at the time sick in hospital at Washington).

Maps Showing this Unit

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #1: First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #15: Meade's Division, First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #31: Anderson's Brigade, Meade's Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #24: Anderson's Brigade, Meade's Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM
Tablet #11: Meade's Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

More on the Web

See a fine site about the 9th Pennsylvania Reserves.

References & Notes

Source: Bates, Samuel P., History of the Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-65, Harrisburg, 1868-1871.; Extracted online at the Pennsylvania in the Civil War site.

We have 59 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
APvtBussing, Thomas D.WIA   09/17
A PvtRodgers, George W.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtBoeing, Richard WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtDanner, Matthias KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtLaitch, John Died   10/22     We have some details for this person
B LtLongbein, John KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtMiller, Edward WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtNaw, Jacob WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtRoab, George WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
B PvtSchumacher, A. KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
BPvtVon Send, Andrew Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
CPvtBarrett, John WIA   09/17
CSgtMahaffey, Robert KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
C PvtScott, Alexander KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
C CorpSnively, Joseph KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
CPvtSwartzlander, Adam KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtAunks, William WashingtonWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtBishop, John WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtConoby, Jacob WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtDowden, Samuel WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtJohnston, Robert WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D PvtMcDonald, George WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
D CorpShuster, John W. WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtBargesser, Walker WIA   09/17
E CorpBassett, Samuel KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
EPvtBeatty, Henry KIA   09/17
EPvtBrogan, Edward WIA   09/17
E PvtCarnahan, Jerome KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
E PvtHopkins, John KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
E PvtMcClelland, Thomas KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
E PvtRodgers, Hugh KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtBarns, Samuel Died   11/02     We have some details for this person
FPvtBingham, Lewis W.WIA   09/17
F PvtChapman, Henry KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FCaptDick, Samuel Bernard        We have some details for this person
F CorpGrimes, William H.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
FPvtMcCormick, David B.Died   10/09     We have some details for this person
GCorpChaffee, Charles H.WIA   09/17
G PvtChambers, William W.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
GPvtJohnson, Samuel WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HCorpAnderson, J. P.WIA   09/17
HCorpAndrews, James B.WIA   09/17
H PvtBeatty, Walter L.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HSgtBlanchard, Henry W.WIA   09/17
H PvtLemmon, Robert W.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
H PvtMcClain, Andrew KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
HPvtNess, Robert Died   10/26     We have some details for this person
H CorpVanlier, Dennis KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtBurt, Thomas WIA   09/17
I PvtGraham, David P.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
IPvtReiff, Jacob KIA   09/17
KPvtBarnett, John Died   00/00     We have some details for this person
K PvtChess, John A.MWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
K PvtChevalier, John KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
K PvtCochenaur, Jacob KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
KPvtDickson, William S.Died   12/05     We have some details for this person
K PvtMullen, Jacob C.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
F&SLColAnderson, Robert         We have some details for this person
UnkPvtSaxton, Charles A.Died   00/00

 

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