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1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Capt. John A. Tompkins

 

Arms:
  6   10-pdr. Parrott

The battery expended 1,050 rounds during the battle. The Parrotts were exchanged for 6 - 3 in. Ordnance Rifles after the Battle.

 

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


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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

We have 6 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--PvtBosworth, Joseph T.KIA   09/17
--PvtBudlong, Edward F.WIA   09/17
--CorpChild, Benjamin HamWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
--PvtChurch, John WIA   09/17
--PvtStone, Edward KIA   09/17
--CaptTompkins, John A        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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