Re: [TalkAntietam] Indiana units
- In a message dated 05/04/2001 7:36:27 AM EST, photoray@... writes:
<< 1. Were there any Indiana troops at Antietam and if so which? What roles
did they play? >>
On NPS Antietam web site, there are photos of the Indiana monuments.
URL is http://www.nps.gov/anti/monuments/Union_mon.htm
The text on the Indiana unit monuments is as follows.
7TH INDIANA INFANTRY
2nd Brigade 1st Division 1st Army Corps
Major Ira G. Groover, Commanding
occupied this position at 4 P.M., September 17, 1862.
19th INDIANA INFANTRY
4th BRIGADE, 1st DIVISION, 1st ARMY CORPS
Lieut. Col. Alois O. Bachman, Commanding
Until he fell mortally wounded 150 yards due East, occupied this ground
at 2 p.m. September 17, 1862.
Loss, 13 killed, 58 wounded.
3RD INDIANA CAVALRY
Companies A.B.C. D. E. & F.
2d Brigade, Cavalry Division
Lieut. Col. Jacob Buchanan, Commanding
Supported Tidball's Battery
at this point from 12 M. until 5 p.m., September 17, 1862.
14th INDIANA INFANTRY
1st BRIGADE, 3rd DIVISION, 2nd ARMY CORPS
Col. William Harrow, Commanding
fought 70 yards east of this position and parallel with this road, from 9
to 12:15 p.m., Sept. 17, 1862.
Officers and men engaged - 320
Officers killed - 2 Men killed - 28
Officers wounded - 9 Men wounded - 141
27th INDIANA INFANTRY
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Army Corps
Col. Silas Colgrove, Commanding
Was engaged with the enemy 400 yards north of this marker.
Sept. 17, 1862
Number engaged - 440
Killed & wounded - 209
Hope this helps!