4575Re: Regiments Brigaded Together
- Mar 26, 2008Dean:
As a practical matter (at least for part of the war), yes (which is
to say, it isn't just an ad hoc arrangement for Sept. 17).
Technically speaking, though, no -- it's never a "permanent" fusion.
The 2d and the 10th U.S., for instance, are (at least on paper) two
distinct regimental organizations for the duration.
Hence, you'll see that on Poland's after-action report for Antietam,
he signs himself as "Captain Second Infantry, Comdg. Second and Tenth
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Dean Essig <dean_essig@...>
> Thanks Jake... I should have remembered them, though
> aren't they actually organized that way permanently?
> As opposed to temporary matters?
> There are several regiments of regulars set up like
> that out west, too.
> --- joseph_pierro <joseph_pierro@...> wrote:
> > Dean:
> > The only other ones that occur to me are some of the
> > Regulars in
> > Lovell's Brigade (2d Div; Fifth Corps).
> > Specifically, the 1st and 6th U.S (Capt. Levi C.
> > Bootes) and the 2d
> > and 10th U.S. (Capt. John S. Poland).
> > --Jake
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