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Army of the Potomac

Organized at Washington, DC

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  George Brinton McClellan

 

Members of Interest:
  == Officers of the Staff ==
  BGen. Randolph B. Marcy, Chief of Staff;
  BGen. Henry J. Hunt, Chief of Artillery;
  Lt. William S. Worth, aide to Gen Hunt;
  BGen. John Buford, Chief of Cavalry;
  Col. Delos B. Sacket, Inspector General;
  Surg. Jonathan Letterman, Medical Director;
  LCol. E.P. Vollum, Medical Inspector;
  ASurg. James C. McKee, Asst. Medical Purveyor;
  ASurg. Benjamin D Howard;
  ASurg. Charles C Gray;
  ASurg. Alexander Ingram;
  LCol. Rufus Ingalls, Chief Quartermaster;
  Lt. Henry Page, asst. to Col Ingalls;
  LCol. Albert V. Colburn, Asst Adjutant General;
  Capt. James W. Forsyth, Acting Asst Adjutant General;
  Maj. Albert J. Myer, Chief of Signals;
  LCol. David H. Strother, Topographer and Aide-de-camp;
  LCol. Edward McK. Hudson, Aide-de-camp;
  Capt. Charles R. Lowell, Aide-de-camp;
  Capt. William S. Abert, Aide-de-camp;
  Capt. George A Custer, Aide-de-camp;
  Lt. Alonzo H Cushing, Aide-de-camp;
  Lt. John M Wilson, Aide-de-camp

  == Visitors & Civilians ==
  Allan Pinkerton, intelligence;
  Edwin Forbes, newspaper artist;
  Alexander Gardner, photographer;
  Clarissa Barton, nurse;
  George Smalley, newspaperman;
  Isabell Fogg, relief worker;
  LCdr. Henry Erben, naval observer;
  Alfred Waud, newspaper artist;
  Dr. Lewis Steiner, US Sanitary Comm.;
  Francis Schell, newspaper artist;
  Dr. James H. Peabody, contract surgeon;
  ASurg. John W. Williams


Units which make up this Army:
  Fifth (V) Army Corps
  First (I) Army Corps
  Headquarters Cavalry Escort, Army of the Potomac
  Ninth (IX) Army Corps
  Pleasonton's Cavalry Division
  Provost Guard, Army of the Potomac
  Quartermaster's Guard, Army of the Potomac
  Regular Engineer Battalion
  Second (II) Army Corps
  Signal Detachment, Army of the Potomac
  Sixth (VI) Army Corps
  Twelfth (XII) Army Corps
  Volunteer Engineer Brigade, Army of the Potomac

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #118: Army of the Potomac - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 15 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #119: Army of the Potomac - 16 Sep, 6 AM to 16 Sep, 11 PM