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Federal Regiment

16th Connecticut Infantry

Organized: Hartford County, CT; mustered in 8/24/1862

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  Col. Francis Beach

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth (IX) Army Corps
  Division - 3rd Division, IX Corps
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, IX Corps


Unit history

The 16th Connecticut was formed in Hartford County, Connecticut, and was mustered into service August 24, 1862. Three weeks later the regiment first saw action at the Battle of Antietam, Maryland as part of Burnside's Ninth Army Corps. Having loaded muskets for the first time only the day before the battle, the regiment suffered significant casualties at Antietam.

Statistics

Initial Strength: 779; Killed in Action (KIA): 43; Wounded (WIA): 161;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 26.2%

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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 #65: Rodman's Division, Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 5 AM 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
Tablet #67: Harland's Brigade, Rodman's Division - 17 Sep, 7 AM to 17 Sep, 5 PM

We have 240 individuals who were on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

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APvtAgan, Thomas WIA   09/16     We have some details for this person
ACorpBarrett, Richard CecilWIA/POW   09/17     We have some details for this person
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APvtBorchard, Moses WIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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APvtClancy, James B.        We have some details for this person
ASgtClark, Charles Le RoyWIA   09/17     We have some details for this person
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APvtDunn, Michael AWOL   09/17     We have some details for this person
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HPvtBowen, Charles F.WIA   09/17
HSgtBrown, Edwin H.WIA   09/17
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HPvtCullumns, William N.KIA   09/17
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HPvtKeeney, Maranthon H.WIA   09/17
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IPvtWoelffer, A. JuliusAWOL   09/06
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KPvtFunck, Augustus H.WIA   09/17
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KPvtHooker, N. CharlesAWOL   09/17
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