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5th United States Artillery, Battery A

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Lt. Charles P. Muhlenberg

 

Arms:
  6   Napoleon

 

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps
  Division - 3rd Division, IX Corps
  Brigade - 3rd Division, IX Corps Artillery


On the Antietam Campaign

Lt Muhlenberg reported 10 men deserted from the battery between September 8 and 16 in his unit return to Col Hunt for September 1862.

Statistics

Initial Strength: 123; Missing in Action (MIA): 10;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 8.1%

Maps Showing this Unit

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #65: Rodman's Division, Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #112: Battery A, 5th US Artillery - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 8 PM

We have 3 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--LtCrabb, George Washington        We have some details for this person
--LtMuhlenberg, Charles Philip        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
--LtMurray, Albert Morse        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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