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1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery, Battery G

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Lt.Frank P. Amsden

 

Arms:
  4   3-in. Ordnance Rifle

 

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


On the Antietam Campaign

The Battery was not at Antietam on the 17th. It had been detailed to the defenses of Washington DC since September 6th. 1

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Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--LtAmsden, Frank Power        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person

 

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Notes

1   US War Department, The War of the Rebellion: a Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies (OR), 128 vols., Washington DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880-1901, Vol. 19/Part 1 (Ser #27) , Pg. 172  [AotW citation 133]