Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
Col. Henry L. Eustis
On the Antietam Campaign
The regiment was part of Couch's Division, Fourth US Army Corps.
On the 16th [of September 1862], Couch's Division was drawn up across Pleasant Valley near Rohrersville, observing McLaws' Command. On the morning of the 17th, the Division marched nearly to Harpers Ferry, then counter-marched and bivouacked that night on the Huffer Farm about a half mile south of Keedysville.
- Text from the battlefield tablet for the Division.
It reached the field about 11 A.M., on the 18th, Cochrane's Brigade relieved Irwin's Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps, behind the ridge east of the Hagerstown Pike and the Brigades of Devens and Howe formed in rear of Brooks' Brigade of Smith's Division, Sixth Corps and French's Division, Second Corps.
The Division was not engaged in the action.
Battlefield Tablet for this Unit
Tablet #76: Couch's Division, Fourth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM to 19 Sep, 9 AM
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|F&S||Col||Eustis, Henry Lawrence|
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