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1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  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


Statistics

Initial Strength: 109; Killed in Action (KIA): 4; Wounded (WIA): 13;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 15.6%

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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 23 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--PvtAldrich, Thomas M.        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
--PvtBosworth, Joseph T.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtBudlong, Edward ForresterWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtCargill, Charles WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--CorpChild, Benjamin HamWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
--PvtChurch, John WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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--PvtLarkin, Patrick WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtLawrence, John H.KIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
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--CorpPhillips, Francis E.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtPhillips, Frederick A.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtPreston, Henry A.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtRayner, Robert WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--SgtReed, Charles M.KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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--PvtSherman, Sheffield L.WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtStone, Edwin KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--CaptTompkins, John A        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
--PvtWilder, Abel WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtZimala, John WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person

 

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