Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
LCol. John W. Marshall
This Regiment's Chain of Command:
Army - Army of the Potomac
Corps - Fifth Army Corps
Division - 2nd Division, 5th Corps
Brigade - 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Corps
Originally a 2-year unit, first under Colonel Walter W. McChesney, it served at Fortress Monroe from July 1861. Colonel John E. Bendix took command on 2 September 1861. They saw first action on the Peninsula Campaign, Spring of 1862.
On the Antietam Campaign
The regiment was part of General McClellan's Reserve at South Mountain and Antietam.
Initial Strength: not known;
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit
Tablet #22: Sykes' Division, Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
Tablet #33: Fifth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 2 PM to 16 Sep, 12 PM
After the Antietam Campaign
The regiment's two-year men and Colonel Bendix mustered out in May 1863, the remainder forming a battalion for continued service. These were combined with new recruits and transfers from other de-commissioning units to fuill the ranks.
References & Notes
Source: Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Co., 1908; and
Phisterer, Frederick, New York in the War of the Rebellion, Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912 - extracted in part on the 10th Infantry page from the New York State Military Museum.
We have 3 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:
|C||Pvt||Slattery, Patrick||Died (d) 01/15|
|F||Sgt||Johnson, Phineas E.||Died (d) 11/16|
|F&S||LCol||Marshall, John W.|
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