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  Antietam 1862: US notes
ACW Flags Union p13: general hospital flags were yellow, with a large green Roman letter H in the field.
ACW Flags Union p13: General Order No 102, 24 March 1862: HQ for Army of the Potomac was a plain national flag (stars and stripes).
ACW Flags Union p14: General Order No 119, 30 April 1862: Army of the Potomac's Artillery Reserve flag was a red flag with a white star in its centre.
www.dimacleod.co.uk /history/antietam/us-notes.htm   (440 words)

  Ii Corps (acw)
He was, subsequently, in command at Bristoe Station, a II Corps affair, and one which was noticeable for the dash with which officers and men fought, together with the superior ability displayed by Warren himself.
Under this arrangement the II Corps was increased to 81 regiments of infantry and 10 batteries of light artillery.
The units of the old II Corps were consolidated into two divisions, under Generals Francis C. Barlow and John Gibbon; the two divisions of the III Corps were transferred intact, and were numbered as the 3rd and 4th, with Generals David B. Birney and Gershom Mott in command.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/II_Corps_(ACW)   (1909 words)

 Ii_corps_(acw) info here at en.13-year.info   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The monthly retreat of the corps, June 30, 1863, shines an aggregate of 22,336 borne on the rolls, but shines only 13,056 "present for duty." From the rearmost deduct the recurrent proportion of non-combatants—the musicians, teamsters, cooks, servants, & stragglers—and it be remodeleds shady if the corps had concluded 10,000 muskets in lineation at Gettysburg.
The rings of the seasoned II Corps were consolidated into two divisions, sustentationing Generals Francis C. Barlow & John Gibbon; the two of the III Corps were transferred intact, & were specified as the 3rd & 4th, with Generals David B. Birney & Gershom Mott in command.
The casualties of the corps in the variant stunts neighboring Spotsylvania, from May 8 to May 19, aggregated 894 killed, 4,947 wounded, & 801 missing; perfect 6,642, or concluded one-third of the loss in the outright Army of the Potomac, with the IX Corps.
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 U.S. III Corps   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On August 15, 1927, the corps was reconstituted in the Regular Army as XXII Army Corps, and was redesignated as III Army Corps on October 13, 1927.
The corps was recalled to active duty on December 18, 1940, at the Presidio of Monterey, CA, and remained to participate in the defense of the west coast following the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Corps Headquarters was established at Carteret, in Normandy, and for six weeks, the corps received and processed all the troops of the 12th Army Group arriving over the Normandy beaches during that period.
www.qq818.info /en/U.S._III_Corps.htm   (1556 words)

 II Corps (ACW) - New WikiPedia , the free encyclopedia
He was, subsequently, in command at Bristoe Station, a II Corps affair, and one which was noticeable for the dash with which officers and men fought, together with the superior ability displayed by Warren himself.
Under this arrangement the II Corps was increased to 81 regiments of infantry and 10 batteries of light artillery.
The units of the old II Corps were consolidated into two divisions, under Generals Francis C. Barlow and John Gibbon; the two divisions of the III Corps were transferred intact, and were numbered as the 3rd and 4th, with Generals David B. Birney and Gershom Mott in command.
www.globalwarming-awareness2007.wroclaw.pl /en/wiki/II_Corps_(ACW).html   (2245 words)

 VI Corps
The II Corps was prominent by reason of its longer and continuous service, larger organization, hardest fighting, and greatest number of casualties.
The three divisions of the I Corps were held in defense of Washington, D.C., while the rest of the Army of the Pot...
Assigned to VI Corps, Seventh Army, the Task Force entered combat in the vicinity of Strasbourg, relieving elements of the 36th Infantry Division, 24 December 1944.
www.experiencefestival.com /vi_corps   (2652 words)

Prince Friedrich Karl besieged Metz with the remaining four corps of the 2nd army and with the whole 1st army.
Corps stood in the village of Bazailles, connecting his line with Ducrot.
Meanwhile the artillery of the 2nd bavarian Corps smashed the ramparts of Sedan.
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 [TMP] "Chancellorsville and the Germans by Christian Keller" Topic
On May 2, 1863 the XI Corps was hit with a staggering surprise flank attack in the horrible terrain of the Wilderness by Stonewall Jackson and 28,000 men of his II Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.
Keller argues that the placement of the XI Corps units prior to the attack were the responsibility of General Oliver O. Howard, the XI Corps commander, and Charles Devens, the 1st Division commander whose right flank was open to attack.
Unfortunately, according to Keller, this simultaneously took a massive toll on German-Americans in the XI Corps and in the general population, destroying their faith in and support of the Union war effort and causing many Germans to strengthen their ethnic identity and shrink from assimilation.
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 TheHistoryNet | America's Civil War | America's Civil War: XI Corps Fight During the Chancellorsville Campaign
During the Antietam campaign, the XI Corps remained on guard in Washington, and by the time of the Battle of Fredericksburg, the XI Corps had been combined with the XII Corps into a Grand Division led by Maj. Gen.
Even though 16 of the XI Corps' 27 regiments had seen combat, they had fought in actions considered "minor" by the survivors of Antietam and Fredericksburg, and the corps was held in contempt.
Actually, close to 50 percent of the corps were American citizens by birth, and a large portion of the foreign-born were naturalized citizens.
www.historynet.com /acw/blburningshame   (1166 words)

 ACW Campaign Rules
If the attacker has the edge in cavalry, then one corps is permitted to start deployed on the board within 6" of the edge of the board, and within 9" either side of the entry point used, with the rest of the force in road column behind that unit.
In both cases corps troops are promoted to the next level when the majority of the stands in their unit reach that level.
However corps are functional organisations, and it may be sensible for the units left behind in various boxes to be combined as a corps whose function is garrison duties.
homepages.paradise.net.nz /mcnelly/acw/acw_campaign_rules.htm   (11531 words)

 The American Civil War Campaign
One division of the corps was assumed to be in the box with the main body, one division as a screen.
Corps may move to different cities as part of the same march, provided they all start the march from the same city.The distance that a corps moves in a march will depend on the transportation line on which it is moving:
Corps troops are promoted to the next level when the majority of the stands in their unit reach that level.
homepages.paradise.net.nz /mcnelly/vb/campaigns/acw_campaign.htm   (8939 words)

 Fair oaks Jackson Gamers ACW game
The union IV corps occupied the redoubt at center with one division, and a second division was near the crossroads to the right.
The II and III corps are rushing to your aid.
Supported by the III Corps and Sedgwick's division of Sumner's II Corps (that crossed the rain-swollen river on Grapevine Bridge), the Federal position was finally stabilized.
www.angelfire.com /games3/jacksongamer/fair_oaks.htm   (714 words)

 New Page 1
Corps: I Corps Division: 1st Infantry Division Brigade: Division Commander Rank: Lt. Col.
IX Corps is moving up river, and will cross downstream of the Confederates with the intention of preventing any reenfocements from reaching them, and preventing them from crossing back to the south side of the river.
II Corps has moved from bivouac, is passing through Westminster and moving to join the rest of the army.
members.tripod.com /jlgwolf/AoA/Forms/Reports/BR_ICorps_All.htm   (14332 words)

 Total War Center Forums - Gettysburg Battlefield
The ACW began in the early hours of April 12, 1861, when Confederate batteries in Charleston Harbor (South Carolina), opened fire on the Union controlled Fort Sumter, situated in the center of the harbor, after a series of unsuccessful negotiations to have the fort's garrison removed.
The I Corps is a crack outfit in the Army of the Potomac, and Reynolds is one of it's rising stars.
The I Corps were formed for the Army of Virginia in the summer of 1862, and participated in the bloody fighting at Antietam, Fredericksburg, and South Mountain.
www.twcenter.net /forums/printthread.php?t=25604   (4889 words)

Brown's New Jersey Brigade of Sedgwick's VI Corps advancing on Confederate cavalry, supported by an infantry from Wilcox's brigade of Early's division, which was holding the center of the board.
II Corps command: General Ewell, adjutant, standard bearer (2nd National CSA) General Ewell and adjutant have already been painted already, he just needs his standard bearer.
II Corps command: General Hancock, adjutant, standard bearer (II Corps) Hancock is painted already, he just needs his staff.
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 Purpose of Corps
If you have smaller corps so that in many cases Union corps were the size of an oversized rebel division its possible to remake the 7 corps army that fought at gettysburg.
XII Corps (2 Inf divisions with 5 brigades and 1 Cav division with 5 brigades)
Cavalry Corps (3 divisions with 8 brigades and horse arty)
www.matrixgames.com /FORUMS/tm.asp?m=1315239   (4333 words)

 MilitaryHistoryOnline.com (Not Logged in)
The New Zealand corps (2nd New Zealand Division and 4th Indian Division) failed in the 2nd and 3rd (when it was joined by the British 78th Division).
Fifth Army with VI corps at Anzio and II corps on the left of the main front and the French Expeditionary corps on the Army's right would push below Monte Cassino.
The British 10 corps had been moved to the Adriatic coast and the 1 Canadian corps was in reserve to exploit a breakthrough.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /forums/ViewPost.aspx?ForumID=11&ID=13528&P=2   (816 words)

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Sequence of play is using chitpulls (a chit per corps, plus a chit for the supply wagons on each side, leading to nice traffic jams).
13:30: Hancock moves first and the II Corps marches with two divisions against the right of the Confederate line before their defenses are entirely ready.
The only disadvantage is that the system, at this point, has no fog of war, but it would be easy to introduce some sort of hidden force markers that replace a corps or any unit when it is out of line of sight.
grognard.com /reviews1/atallhaz.txt   (1052 words)

 The Battle for the Round Tops   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The rest of the ACW was to be fought on Confederate territory.
The Union’s III Corps by this stage had taken heavy casualties, and was largely ineffective.
III and V corps had taken heavy casualties, and the I and II Corps were also in trouble.
www.sawargamer.co.za /Articles/showArticle.asp?Art=13   (1491 words)

 History Channel: What should have been: Antietam ...
XII Corps had been ordered over after Hooker on the night of the 16th became concerned that the isolated I Corps would be gobbled whole.
Sumner, the II Corps commander, was told to hold for hours when he was pleading to be released to help the Ist and XIIth Corps.
McClellan at no point reinforced success, and was tardy in choosing a replacement for Dick Richardson of the II Corps, the best chance for the Union to break Lee's Army after the very bloody success, after a valiant defense of Bloody Lane.
boards.historychannel.com /thread.jspa?threadID=13055   (1616 words)

 www.hyperbear.com: Gettysburg - Bryan Farm
To the left of the barn is the monument to the 12th New Jersey Volunteer regiment.
Winfield Hancock's II Corps (under John Gibbon, after Hancock took over III Corps).
The 111th New York regiment was posted to the left and around the barn.
www.hyperbear.com /acw/gettysburg/acw-gettysburg-bryan.html   (186 words)

 1476   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The II, XI, and V Corps attacked on June 18, but were repulsed with heavy casualties.
William Mahone, counterattacked, forcing the II Corps away from the railroad to positions on the Jerusalem Plank Road.
Battle of Globe Tavern (August 18 – August 21) : While Hancock's command demonstrated north of the James River at Deep Bottom, the Union V Corps and elements of the IX and II Corps under command of Gouverneur K. Warren were withdrawn from the Petersburg entrenchments to operate against the Weldon Railroad.
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 [TMP] "Gettysburg question" Topic
Actually, you are referring to the 1st Brigade of the 2nd Division of the II Corps.
They did nothing very important to the overall battle results and were easily brushed aside by formed units that wanted to brush them aside.
On July 2nd the Berdans were all part of the III Corps and were acting as a picket line for the Corps.
theminiaturespage.com /boards/msg.mv?id=145367   (1526 words)

He needs to get II Corps across the Antietam and is in the process of doing so.
In support of II Corps, putting a battery or two in hex 53,27 is a great move.
Though it is exposed to long range Union artillery fire, I think that it might be a mistake to leave the end of the line open, given the presence of the entire Union II Corps on the Rebs side of the Antietam.
home.maine.rr.com /rjhughes/BGNNeutral.htm   (6043 words)

 II Corps - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A number of countries have Second, or II, Corps:
U.S. II Corps, World War II II Corps (ACW), American Civil War
This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/II_Corps   (95 words)

 Moïse's Bibliography: U.S. Soldiers on the Ground
Holdorf was drafted in 1967, became a vehicle mechanic, and served with a battery of 8-inch self-propelled howitzers in II Corps.
McDonald, a 2d lieutenant, arrived in Vietnam early in 1968, served in II Corps as an artillery forward observer for almost a year, then was evacuated to Japan with malaria.
The squadron was sent north to I Corps in February 1968 and attached to the 1st Cav.
www.clemson.edu /caah/history/FacultyPages/EdMoise/ground.html   (6682 words)

 Alternate Gettysburg [Archive] - SpaceBattles.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For one thing, while there hadn't been time to establish trenchworks on the hill as XI Corps fell back in a rout, that Corps was still a considerable force (outnumbered by Ewell), but regaining order atop a heavily wooded, rocky, steep-sloped hill, with their artillery reforming on the Baltimore Pike.
On the other hand, XII, III, and II were arriving by late that afternoon - if he failed to secure the hill and suppress two Corps worth of artillery on Cemetary Hill, those three fresh Corps could have pushed him back off, and held the line until nightfall.
For another, out of his seven Corps, I and XI were shattered wrecks, II and III were chewed apart, and V had lost too many senior officers and regimental commanders.
kier.3dfrontier.com /forums/archive/index.php/t-92551.html   (2930 words)

 ACW Titles   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Subtitled: The Civil War Diary of Ellen Renshaw House.Chronicle of the ACW in east Tennessee through the eyes of a Southern sympathizer.
An assembly of 700 words and expressions coined or used in the ACW era, each with definition, origin and variant forms.
acw 9th army corp, army of the potomac, from september 16, 1864 to june 5, 1865
www.lastsquare.com /BookCatalog/ACW.html   (3357 words)

 Waterloo to Mons
The II Corps have the white shoulder straps and no piping to their cuffs.
II Corps was part of The First Army and consisted entirely of Pomeranian Regiments I believe.
I hope to have five or six battalions complete by the time the Austrians are released in the coming months and will be producing OOBs for an 1866 scenario based around the opening of the Bohemian campaign.
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