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19th United States Infantry, First Battalion

 

Commanding Officer at Antietam:
  Capt Edmund L. Smith

 

This Detachment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Fifth (V) Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, V Corps
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, V Corps


On the Antietam Campaign

This detachment of one Company - Co. G - under Captain Edmund L. Smith, was attached to the 1st Battalion of the 17th US Infantry on the Maryland Campaign1. See also the listing for the Provost Guard, Army of the Potomac - their assigned duty on the campaign.

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Notes

1   Reese, Timothy J., Sykes' Regular Infantry Division, 1861-1864: A History of Regular United States Infantry Operations in the Civil War's Eastern Theater, Jefferson (NC): McFarland&Company, Inc., 1990, pg. 387  [AotW citation 847]