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Schambeck's Company, Chicago Dragoons

Organized: Chicago, IL; mustered in 8 July 1861
Disbanded/Mustered out: Chicago, IL 19 August 1865

 

Commanding Officer on the Antietam Campaign:
  Capt. Friedrich Schambeck

 

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


Battlefield Tablets for this Unit

Tablet #56: Ninth Army Corps - 15 Sep, 7 AM to 16 Sep, 3 PM
Tablet #59: Kanawha Division, Ninth Army Corps - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #60: Crook's Brigade, Kanawha Division - 16 Sep, 6 PM to 17 Sep, 5 PM
Tablet #62: Willcox's Division, Ninth Army Corps - 16 Sep, 9 PM to 18 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #122: Army of the Potomac - 17 Sep, 10 AM to 17 Sep, 6 PM
Tablet #99: Willcox's Division, Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 2 PM to 18 Sep, 9 AM
Tablet #70, cont: Ninth Army Corps - 17 Sep, 3 PM 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

After the Antietam Campaign

The Dragoons became Company C of the new 16th Illinois Cavalry on that regiment's organization in June 1863. They mustered out in August 1865.

We have one individual who was on the Maryland Campaign in the AotW database for this unit:

 

Co. Rank Name Casualty? Details*
--CaptSchambeck, Friedrich         We have some details for this person

 

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