Commanding Officer at Antietam:
Col Henry B. Banning
A three-month regiment, they were at Baltimore until July 28, when they were ordered to the garrison at Harpers Ferry, chiefly at Bolivar Heights.
On the Antietam Campaign
They skirmished with the first Confederates across the Potomac at Berlin and Point of Rocks (Maryland) on the 4th and 5th September, then returned to the defenses at Harpers Ferry. They surrendered with the garrison of Harper's Ferry on 15 September, though their term of service had expired. They were paroled on the 16th to Annapolis, and mustered out at Camp Chase, Columbus, Ohio, on the 20th.
References & Notes
Service data from Dyer.1
We have 3 individuals in the AotW database for this unit:
|D||Capt||Herrick, John Frank||POW 09/15|
|D||Pvt||Miller, John R.||Died 09/19|
|F&S||Col||Banning, Henry Blackstone|
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