Antietam (Sharpsburgh)
September 17, 1862
Vermont units present/engaged:

2nd Infantry
3rd Infantry
4th Infantry
5th Infantry
6th Infantry
U.S. Sharpshooters

Medal of Honor


Coolidge, John Tyler, 20, Ludlow, VT; 2nd USSS

Cooper, Edward S., 18, Rochester, VT; 4th VT INF, 2nd Btln VRC

Crane, Cyrus R., 25, Bridport, VT; 5th VT INF

Dobson, William, 28, Richmond, VT; 12th MA INF, VRC

Drake, Oliver B., 18, Bristol, VT; 2nd VT INF

Eggleston, George Dulton, 0, Cabot, VT; 6th WI INF

Harris, Joseph Hartwell, 26, Woodstock, VT; 1st NH INF, 5th NH INF

Holbrook, Manlius, 17, Lemington, VT; 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS

Holcomb, Chester, 18, Windsor, VT; 4th VT INF

Howard, Leonard W., 19, Concord, VT; 5th NH INF

Howard, Silas W., 20, Royalton, VT; 2nd USSS

Judkins, Charles M., 18, Manchester, VT; 9th NH INF

LaClair, John E., 28, Highgate, VT; 13th MA INF

Laythe, Gilman, 0, Newport, VT; 15th MA INF

Lewis, Luke Monroe, 22, Duxbury, VT; 2nd USSS

Lougee, Philander, 19, Fairlee, VT; 5th NH INF

Marks, Lorenzo J., 18, Shelburne, VT; 2nd VT INF, 1st US VET CORPS

Martin, William Henry, 22, Williamstown, VT; 4th VT INF

McClallen, Byron, 18, Westford, VT; 2nd USSS

Mosher, Edward, 21, Alburgh, VT; 13th MA INF

Pasha, Antoine, 21, Burlington, VT; 6th VT INF

Richardson, George A., 22, Jamaica, VT; 2nd USSS

Richardson, Israel Bush, 0, Fairfax, VT; 2nd MI INF, 3rd US INF, USV

Sanborn, Asa J., 18, Stowe, VT; 2nd USSS

Secor, William H., 21, Bennington, VT; 2nd VT INF

Slade, George H., 21, Bennington, VT; 89th NY INF

Stanton, John, 20, Charleston, VT; 3rd VT INF

Stockwell, Arthur E., 22, Stowe, VT; 4th VT INF, 2nd USSS

Thompson, Samuel H., 36, Cabot, VT; 4th VT INF

Tyler, George E., 22, Readsboro, VT; 2nd VT INF

Vance, Lorin A., 18, Lowell, MA; 2nd MA INF

Whitman, John Norton, 33, Brighton, VT; 4th VT INF

Whitman, Shepard B., 23, Newbury, VT; 2nd USSS

Williams, Silas Hudson, 27, Sheffield, VT; 15th MA INF

Winship, David H., 19, Bradford, VT; 9th NH INF

 Medal of Honor

There were no Medals of Honor awarded as a result of this battle.


Benedict, Chapter 13

Hope, James, biography


Grant, Lewis A., biography

Hope, James, paintings

Shotgun's Home of the Civil War



Legend: 1C - 1st Class; 1SGT - First Sergeant; 1LT - First Lieutenant; 2C - 2nd Class; 2LT - Second Lieutenant; 3C - 3rd Class; A.C. - Army Corps; AG - Adjutant General; AAG - Assistant Adjutant General; AAAG - Acting Assistant Adjutant General; AACS - Acting Assistant Commissary of Subsistence; AAQM - Acting Assistant Quartermaster; ACT - Acting; ADC - Aide-de-Camp; AIG - Assistant Inspector General; A&IG - Adjutant & Inspector General; AoP - Army of the Potomac; A.P.M. - Additional Paymaster; AQM - Assistant Quartermaster; ARTIF - Artificer; ASURG - Assistant Surgeon; AWOL - Awary Without Official Leave; BGen - Brigadier General; BGLR - Bugler; BNDMSTR - Bandmaster; BTRY - Battery; Bvt - brevet; enl - enlisted; CH BGLR - Chief Bugler; CMSR - Compiled Military Service Record; CS - Commissary of Subsistence; com - commissioned; CPL - Corporal; CPT - Captain; cred. - credited to; CS - Commissary of Subsistence; CSSGT - Commissary Sergeant; CSA - Confederate States Army; d/dis - died of disease; d/prison - died in prison*; d/svc - died in service (cause unknown); d/wds - died of wounds; dis/dsb - discharged for disability; dis/dishon - dishonorable discharge; DRMMAJ - Drum Major; DRMR - Drummer; dsrtd - deserted; ENG - Engineer; FFR - Fifer; FMAJ - Fife Major; FN - Fireman; GCM - general court martial; gsw - gunshot wound; Hosp. - Hospital; Hosp. Stwrd - Hospital Steward; IG - Inspector General, INF - Infantry; kia - killed in action; LARTY - Light Artillery; LNDS - Landsman; MGen - Major General; m/i - mustered in; m/o - mustered out; MSCN - Musician; mwia - mortally wounded in action; n.d. - no date; nfr - no further record; P.M. - Paymaster; pow - taken prisoner; pr - promoted; PRIN MSCN - Principle Musician; prld - paroled; QM - Quartermaster; QMSGT - Quartermaster Sergeant; RCM - Regimental Court Martial; RCRT - Recruit; red - reduced (demoted); Regtl - Regimental; resgd - resigned; RQM - Regimental Quartermaster; SDLR - Saddler; SGTMJR - Sergeant Major; SOWD - Special Order, War Department; SURG - Surgeon; SVC - Service; tr to/from - transferred to/from
Unasgd - Unassigned
USA - US Army
USCA - US Colored Artillery; USCI - US Colored Infantry; USSS - US Sharpshooters; USV - US Volunteers; VHAC - Vermont Heavy Artillery Company; VRC - Veterans Reserve Corps; VVC - Vermont Volunteer Cavalry; VVI - Vermont Volunteer Infantry; WGNR - Wagoner; wdd - wounded
* NOTE: d/prison may include those who died on parole as a result of imprisonment

Source of roster information: basic information on enlistments, promotions, casualties, etc. comes from the 1892 "Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers," and additional information from a variety of sources, including cemetery, pension, census and other records as well as obituaries and published biographies of individuals, when available.


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