864ian: Union Field Works Army of the Potomac 21 September 1864

   

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                        Union Field Works
                       Army of the Potomac
                        21 September 18641 

Field Work          Armament               Garrison
Battery 1           Pierced for 4 guns
Battery 2           Pierced for 4 guns
Battery 3           Pierced for 4 guns
Battery 4           Pierced for 4 guns
                     3 20pdr Parrotts
                     1 13" mortar
Battery 5           Pierced for 4 guns
                     3 30pdr Parrotts
                     4  8" mortars
Redoubt A           Pierced for 6 guns       300
(Fort McGilvery)     6 field guns

Battery 6           Pierced for 5 guns
                     2 30pdr Parrotts
Battery 7           Mortar Battery
                     2 Coehorns
Battery 8           Pierced for 3 guns
Lunette Battery 9   Pierced for 5 guns
                     2 field guns
                     3 Coehorns
Battery 10          Pierced for 5 guns
                     2 8" mortars
Redoubt B           Pierced for 6 guns       300
(Fort Stedman)       6 field guns
Battery 11          Pierced for 4 guns
Battery 12          Mortar Battery
                     2 8" mortars
                     3 Coehorns
Redoubt C           Pierced for 7 guns       250
(Fort Haskell)       6 field guns
Battery 13          Pierced for 6 guns
Battery 14          Pierced for 10 guns
Redoubt D           Pierced for 10 guns      800
(Fort Morton)        2 4.5" Rodmans
                     4 field guns
                     4 10' mortars
                     6 Coehorns (near redoubt)
Battery 15          Mortar Battery
                     2 Coehorns
Battery 16          Pierced for 8 guns
Battery 17          Pierced for 4 guns
                     4 4.5" Rodmans
Battery 18          Pierced for 1 gun
                     1 field gun
Redoubt E           Pierced for 6 guns       100
(Fort Meikel)        3 field guns
Battery 19          Pierced for 2 guns
Redoubt F           Pierced for 8 guns       180
                     6 field guns
Battery 20          Pierced for 4 guns
Battery 21          Pierced for 4 guns
                      4 field guns
Fort G              Pierced for 25 guns      800
(Fort Sedgwick)      4 4.5" Rodmans
                     2 Siege howitzers
                     8 field guns
Battery 22          Pierced for 8 guns
Redoubt H           Pierced for 9 guns       550
(Fort Davis)         8 field guns
Battery 23          Pierced for 4 guns
Redoubt I           Pierced for 10 guns
(Fort Prescott)
Redoubt K           Pierced for 9 guns       300
(Fort Alex. Hayes)   4 field guns
Battery 24          Pierced for 6 guns
Battery 25          Pierced for 6 guns
Redoubt L           Pierced for 7 guns       150
(Fort Howard)        4 field guns
Battery 26          Pierced for 6 guns
                     4 field guns
Battery 27          Pierced for 4 guns
Bastion Fort M      Pierced for 10 guns      300
(Fort Wadsworth)     8 field guns
Battery 28          Pierced for 4 guns
Battery 29          Pierced for 4 guns
                     2 field guns
Battery 30          Pierced for 4 guns
                     2 field guns
Bastion Fort N      Pierced for 12 guns      600
(Fort Dushane)       6 field guns
Battery 31          Pierced for 4 guns
                     2 field guns
Battery 32          Pierced for 4 guns
                     2 field guns
Battery 33          Pierced for 4 guns
                     2 field guns
Battery 34          Pierced for 4 guns
                     2 field guns
Redoubt O           Pierced for 6 guns       200
(Fort Davison)       6 field guns
Battery 35          Pierced for 4 guns
                     2 field guns
Redoubt P           Pierced for 12 guns      150
(Fort McMahon)       6 field guns
Redoubt Q           Pierced for 12 guns      500
(Fort Stevenson)     12 field guns
Battery 36          Pierced for 28 guns
Battery 37          Pierced for 7 guns
                     4 field guns
Battery 38          Pierced for 8 guns
                     2 field guns
Redoubt R           Pierced for 12 guns      150
(Fort Blaisdale)     4 field guns
Battery 39          Pierced for 6 guns
                     2 field guns
Redoubt S           Pierced for 8 guns       200
(Fort Kelly)         4 field guns
Battery 40          Pierced for 6 guns
                     2 field guns
Battery 4l          Pierced for 6 guns
                     2 field guns
Redoubt T           Pierced for 20 guns      300
(Fort Bross)         4 field guns

(Order of Battle From the George Nafziger Collection)2

Source:

  1. U.S. War Department, The War of the Succession, A Compilation of
    Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Government
    Printing Office; Washington D.C. 1880-1901
  2. George Nafziger Order of Battle Collection

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