Massachusetts Light Artillery, Battery A"1st Independent Battery"
|Commanding Officer: |
Capt. Josiah Porter
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit:
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #102: Sixth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 4 PM
Tablet #71: Slocum's Division, Sixth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM
This Battery's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Corps - Sixth (VI) Army Corps
Division - 1st Division, VI Corps
Brigade - 1st Division, VI Corps Artillery
In the Antietam Campaign:
This battery was not engaged on September 17th.
More on the Web:
See an 1878 memoir by Private A. J. Bennett of the battery, from the 19th-century American works in Indiana University's Perseus Digital Library.
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