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Confederate Regiment

58th Virginia Infantry

 

Commanding Officer at Sharpsburg:
  Capt. H. W. Wingfield

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Jackson's Command
  Division - Ewell's Division
  Brigade - Early's Brigade


On the Sharpsburg Campaign

Colonel Letcher was absent sick before the Regiment went on campaign in Maryland, and Major Kasey, then in command, left due to illness as they reached Frederick. Captain Wingfield was left in command as senior officer present, and led them in action at Harpers Ferry (12-15 September) and Sharpsburg (16 and 17 September).1

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Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #314: Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 4 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
Tablet #326: Ewell's Division, Jackson's Command - 15 Sep, 6 PM to 16 Sep, 10 PM
Tablet #378: Early's Brigade, Ewell's Division - 16 Sep, 8 PM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #315: Jackson's Command - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 17 Sep, 10 AM
Tablet #379: Early's Brigade, Ewell's Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 18 Sep, 9 PM

We have 3 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
HCaptWingfield, Henry Wyatt        We have a picture for this person We have some details for this person
F&SColGoode, Edmund         We have some details for this person
F&SColLetcher, Samuel Houston        We have some details for this person

 

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Notes

1   Driver, Robert J. Jr., 58th Virginia Infantry, Lynchburg (Va): H. E. Howard, Inc., 1990, pp. 34-36  [AotW citation 241]