6434Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Information on Firearms Used by Regiments at Antietam
- Oct 28, 2010I have the Quarterly Ordnance returns on microfilm, and even though they
start with the 4th Quarter 1862 (on hand December 62) they might be helpful
in detailing Federal arms.
Send me a list of the regiments sorted by number and state and I could
In a message dated 10/28/2010 11:45:54 A.M. Central Daylight Time,
Hi Tom, Jim,
I've tried to collect some of the data about small arms by regiment on
AotW as I've found it. It's been very hit or miss. I share your regret that
there is no clean, single source. I see material in Regimentals,
correspondence, state Histories and the like from time to time. Joe Bilby helped me
with info about the 4th New Jersey Infantry, for example, here:
Thanks to Johnson & Anderson's Artillery Hell, I have been able to cross
artillery to units fairly completely on the website (I think). If that's of
interest, you can start here:
If anyone does well-documented research in this area, I'd be very happy to
put the results on AotW - for sure.
--- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas G. Clemens" <tgclemens@...>
>curious about a specific regiment I will be happy to look up and share what
> No problem Jim. I have all the volumes of those books. If someone is
I know. I will not do whole brigades are divisions for someone, just for
the sake of my time. Might a good project for Brian to track on the AotW
site and add as we go along????
> From: Thomas G. Clemens
> To:"TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com<mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>" <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com<mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>>
> Sent: Thu, October 28, 2010 9:42:53 AMlevel.
> Subject: RE: [TalkAntietam] Information on Firearms Used by Regiments at
> Not really. Record keeping was just getting organized at the federal
> Years ago I searched the Ordnance returns for some artillery, and nothingFred
> existed before last quarter of 1862. And this was a US Regular battery!
> Todd's U.S. Military Equipage has some info, and you can go through andpull out
> some general information.TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com<mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
> Behalf Of JimAntietam
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 2010 7:34 AM
> To: TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com<mailto:TalkAntietam%40yahoogroups.com>
> Subject: [TalkAntietam] Information on Firearms Used by Regiments at
> Does anyone know if there is a standard reference or references where I
> to see how the different regiments at Antietam were armed (ie Model 1861------------------------------------
> Springfield, Enfield, smoothbore, etc.
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