Commanding Officer at Antietam:
Lt. Theodore J. Vanneman
6 3-in. Ordnance Rifle
Organized at Baltimore and Pikesville, Md., in September and October, 1861, to serve three years, Battery B was originally a part of the Purnell Legion.
They were sent to the eastern shore of Virginia in the latter part of the year of 1861. In the summer of 1862, Battery B was sent to the Army of the Potomac, then on the Peninsula.
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References & Notes
Source: L. Allison Wilmer, J. H. Jarrett and Geo. W. F. Vernon, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Volume 1. (Baltimore: Guggenheimer, Weil, & Co., 1899).;
Maryland Archives Volume 367, Page 803, also online.
We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:
|--||Pvt||Bufter, Edward W.||Died 12/08|
|--||Lt||Vanneman, Theodore Joseph|
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