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%
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
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.
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