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51st New York Infantry

"Shepard Rifles"
Organized: New York City; mustered in 10/23/1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: 7/25/1865

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  Col. Robert B. Potter

 

This Regiment's Chain of Command:
  Army - Army of the Potomac
  Corps - Ninth Army Corps
  Division - 2nd Division, 9th Corps
  Brigade - 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Corps


On the Antietam Campaign

In tandem with the 51st Pennsylvania, the 51st New York were the first across the Lower Bridge just before 1pm on 17 September.

Maps Showing this Unit

Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #58: Sturgis' Division, Ninth Army Corps - 16 Sep, 9 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #100: Ferrero's Brigade, Sturgis' Division - 17 Sep, 1 PM to 17 Sep, 7 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 #68: Ferrero's Brigade, Sturgis' Division - 17 Sep, 6 AM to 17 Sep, 9 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

References & Notes

Source: Dyer, Frederick H., A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, Part 3, Des Moines, Iowa: The Dyer Publishing Co., 1908.

We have 82 individuals in the AotW database who were on the Maryland Campaign with this unit:

 

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