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Ninth Army Corps


Commanding Officers on the Antietam Campaign:
  MGen Jesse Lee Reno
  MGen Ambrose Everett Burnside
  BGen Jacob D Cox


Members of Interest:
    General Burnside's Staff:
  Major General John G. Parke, chief of staff;
  Col. George W. Getty, chief of artillery;
  Lt. Col. Lewis Richmond, assistant adjutant-general;
  Lt. Col. E. R. Goodrich, commissary of subsistence;
  Surg. W. H. Church, medical director;
  Maj. William Cutting, aide-de-camp;
  Maj. James L. Van Buren, aide-de-camp (rejoined 9/18);
  Maj. Thomas W. Lion, aide-de-camp;
  Capt. R. S. Williamson, topographical engineer;
  Capt. T. E. Hall, quartermaster;
  Capt. Read, assistant quartermaster;
  Capt. P. Lydig, aide-de-camp;
  Capt J. M. Cutts, aide-de-camp;
  Capt. G. R. Fearing, aide-de-camp;
  Capt. Holded, assistant quartermaster;
  Lt. D. W. Flagler, ordnance officer;
  Lt. W. H. French, aide-de-camp;

This Army Corps' Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac

Units which make up this Army Corps:
  1st Division, 9th Corps
  2nd Division, 9th Corps
  3rd Division, 9th Corps
  Kanawha Division, 9th Corps
  1st Maine Cavalry, Company G
  2nd New York Artillery, Battery L
  6th New York Cavalry
  Third Independant Company, Ohio Cavalry
  3rd United States Artillery, Batteries L and M

On the Antietam Campaign

At South Mountain, MGen Burnside was in command of the "Wing" of the Army of the Potomac consisting of the 1st Corps (MGen Hooker) and the 9th Corps (MGen Reno). When General Reno was killed on September 14th, BGen Cox, of the Kanawha Division, was placed in command of the 9th Corps.

At Antietam the two corps of the Wing were widely separated, and Gen Hooker's 1st Corps was removed from Gen Burnside's control. Under those circumstances, though it was still nominally under Gen Cox, the 9th Corps was effectively commanded by Gen Burnside.

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #70: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #57: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM