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Unit

Confederate Battery

Troup (GA) Artillery

Commanding Officer:
  Capt. H. H. Carlton
Statistics for Maryland Campaign
  Initial Strength: 27
  Killed in Action (KIA): 1
  Wounded (WIA): 8
  Losses, % of Initial Strength: 33.3%

Arms:
  1   12-pdr. howitzer
  2   6-pdr. Gun
Battery was very shorthanded at Antietam. Some documentation indicates the two six-pounders were left at Leesburg, Va. on the campaign, but Carman shows 3 guns on the field, and Cobb's OR mentions a 2-gun section in action at Crampton's Gap on 9/14 - one lost to the Federals.


Map Showing this Unit:
   Detail Map #4: Greene's High-Water Mark in the West Woods

Battlefield Tablet for this Unit:
   Tablet #357: McLaws' Division, Longstreet's Command - 16 Sep, 11 AM to 18 Sep, 9 PM

This Battery's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of Northern Virginia
  Corps - Longstreet's Command
  Division - McLaws' Division
  Brigade - McLaws' Division Artillery



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In the Antietam Campaign:
Part of (T.R.R.) Cobb's Legion, they were attached to, and served with, (Howell) Cobb's Brigade.

References, Sources, and other Notes:
See a superb resource about the Battery online at Troup Artillery by Bill Smedlund.

We have 2 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptCarlton, Henry Hull        We have some details for this person
--LtJennings, Jr., Henry S.        We have some details for this person

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