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Harrison's company, West Virginia Cavalry

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Lt. Dennis Delaney

 

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 is probably Company I, First West Virginia Cavalry, organized for Federal service in October 1861 under Captain William A. West. On 22 May 1862 he was succeeded in command of the Company by Captain William B. Harrison. They mustered out at expiration of their term in July 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

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Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
ILtDelaney, Dennis         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. 159-160  [AotW citation 962]