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1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery A

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Lt.John G. Simpson

 

Arms:
  4   Napoleon

 

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


Unit history

Original battery commander Capt Hezekiah Easton was killed at Gaines Mill 27 June 62, leaving Lt Simpson in command.

Statistics

Initial Strength: 94; Killed in Action (KIA): 1; Wounded (WIA): 3;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 4.3%

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #1: First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #15: Meade's Division, First Army Corps - 16 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #11: Meade's Division, First Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 9 AM

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

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
UnkPvtOsborn, Charles KIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
--PvtBricker, Jacob WIA   09/17
--LtSimpson, John G        We have some details for this person

 

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