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1st New York Light Artillery, Battery B

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Capt. Rufus D. Pettit

 

Arms:
  6   10-pdr. Parrott

 

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Second (II) Army Corps
  Division - 1st Division, II Corps
  Brigade - 1st Division, II Corps Artillery


Statistics

Initial Strength: not known; Killed in Action (KIA): 1; Wounded (WIA): 1;

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #35: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 15 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #34: Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 8 PM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #115: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #121: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 8 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #116, cont: Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #44: Richardson's Division, Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 2 PM

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Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptPettit, Rufus Dudley        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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