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Gilmore's Company, West Virginia Cavalry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Lt. James Abraham

 

This Detachment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps
  Division - Kanawha Division, IX Corps
  Brigade - 1st Brigade, Kanawha Division, IX Corps


Unit history

This unit is probably Company L, 2nd West Virginia Cavalry. Organized in October 1861 under Captain George W. Gilmore. They mustered out 30 June 18651.

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #59: Kanawha Division, Ninth Army Corps - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #61: Ewing's Brigade, Kanawha Division - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

We have one individual in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
LLtAbraham, James         We have some details for this person

 

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Notes

1   Lang, Theodore F., Loyal West Virginia from 1861 to 1865, Baltimore: Deutsch Publishing, 1895, pp. 177-178  [AotW citation 961]