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Subject: Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 by Ron Field

Important Points:

Chaffin’s Farm/New Market Heights: September 29, 1864

Unit Strengths

  • Samuel A. Duncan’s 3rd Brigade, Paine’s Division, XVIII Corps, AotJ: about 750 officers and men PFD in the 4th USCT and 6th USCT on September 29, 1864. 1
  • 4th USCT: 11 officers and 350 men PFD (September 29, 1864)2

Unit Armament

  • Graham’s 1st Rockbridge VA Artillery: 5 “guns” (September 29, 1864)3
  • 1st Section/3rd Richmond Howitzers: 2 3-in Rifles (September 29, 1864)4

Unit Commanders:

  • 3rd Brigade, Paine’s Division, XVIII Corps, AotJ: Colonel Samuel A. Duncan5
  • Texas Brigade, Field’s Division, First Corps, ANV: Lieutenant Colonel Frederick Bass6
  • 1st Section/3rd Richmond Howitzers: Lieutenant Henry C. Carter (September 29, 1864)7
  • 4th USCT: Major Augustus S. Boernstein (September 29, 1864)8
  • 6th USCT: Colonel John W. Ames (September 29, 1864)9
  • Graham’s 1st Rockbridge VA Artillery: Captain Archibald Graham (September 29, 1864)10
  • 3rd Arkansas: Lieutenant Colonel Robert S. Taylor (September 29, 1864)11
  • 5th Texas: Captain Tacitus T. Clay (September 29, 1864)12
  • 4th Texas: Lieutenant Colonel Clinton M. Winkler (September 29, 1864)13
  • 1st Texas: Lieutenant Colonel Richard J. Harding (September 29, 1864)14
  • 24th VA Cav: Colonel William T. Robins (September 29, 1864)15
  • 7th SC Cav: Colonel Alexander C. Haskell (September 29, 1864)16
  • Hampton SC Legion Cav: Lieutenant Colonel Robert B. Arnold (September 29, 1864)17
  • 2nd United States Colored Cavalry: Captain Robert Dollard (September 29, 1864)18

Sources:

  1. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 58: The 10th USCT was left behind at City Point, Virginia.
  2. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 59
  3. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 58
  4. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 58
  5. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 58
  6. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 58
  7. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 58
  8. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 59
  9. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 59
  10. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  11. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  12. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  13. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61, 63
  14. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  15. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  16. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  17. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  18. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61

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