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Unit

Federal Battery

New York Light Artillery, 5th Battery

"First Excelsior Light Artillery"
Commanding Officer:
  Capt. Elijah D. Taft
Arms:
  4   20-pdr. Parrott

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #8a: Sykes' Regulars Begin Advance on Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #8b: Sykes' Regulars Near Sharpsburg

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
   Tablet #33: Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
   Tablet #23: Artillery Reserve, Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 9 PM to 18 Sep, 8 AM

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Fifth (V) Army Corps
  Division - VCorps Artillery Reserve



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Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--PvtRyan, Michael WIA   09/16     We have some details for this person
--CaptTaft, Elijah Dixon        We have some details for this person

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