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Federal Detachment

Minnesota Sharpshooters, Second Company

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Capt. William F. Russell

 

Arms:
   Sharps Rifle

 

This Detachment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Second (II) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, II Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, II Corps


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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #35: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 15 Sep, 8 PM
Tablet #115: Second Army Corps - 15 Sep, 9 AM to 17 Sep, 7 AM
Tablet #120: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #116: Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #36: Sedgwick's Division, Second Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #37: Gorman's Brigade, Sedgwick's Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM

We have 5 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--PvtBancroft, George W.WIA   09/17
--PvtBenton, James H.WIA   09/17
--SgtBillings, Myron E.WIA   09/17
--PvtChamberlain, James WIA   09/17
--CaptRussell, William F   

 

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