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Unit

Federal Battery

5th United States Artillery, Battery A

Commanding Officer:
  Lt. Charles P. Muhlenberg
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 123
  Missing in Action (MIA): 10
  Losses, % of Initial Strength: 8.1%

Arms:
  6   Napoleon

Maps Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #9: Burnside Attacks the Lower Bridge
   Detail Map #11: Burnside Climbs Toward Sharpsburg
   Detail Map #12: AP Hill Hits Burnside's Flank

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

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



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In 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.

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

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--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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