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Unit

Federal Battery

1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery A

Commanding Officer:
  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.


Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #3: Mansfield's XII Corps Attacks Into the Cornfield
   Detail Map #4: Greene's High-Water Mark in the West Woods
   Detail Map #5: Sedgwick is Flanked in the West Woods
   Detail Map #7: Richardson's Division Attacks the Sunken Road

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

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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We have 4 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--PvtBosworth, Joseph T.KIA   09/17
--CorpChild, Benjamin HamWIA   09/17     We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
--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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