Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
Capt. Robert B. Hampton
4 10-pdr. Parrott
This battery was recruited at Pittsburg, in October, 1861, and organized at Williamsport, Maryland, to serve for three years, on the 7th of December, with the following officers: Robert B. Hampton, Captain; James P.Fleming and Nathaniel Irish, First Lieutenants; Alfred N. Harbours, Second Lieutenant.
Initial Strength: 79; Wounded (WIA): 3;
Losses, % of Initial Strength: 3.8%
Battlefield Tablets for this Unit
After the Antietam Campaign
During the war the battery suffered severe losses and was combined with Thompson's Battery 'C' to form a single battery by Army of the Potomac Headquarters Special Order #151 of 3 June 1863.
References & Notes
Thanks to Paul Blackham for his help with the 1863 consolidation.
We have one individual in the AotW database who was on the Maryland Campaign with this unit:
|--||Capt||Hampton, Robert Brown|
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