9th Georgia Artillery Battalion Company A

   

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Muster In: April 18621
Muster Out: Captured as part of Walker’s artillery column on April 8, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Lieutenant George A. Lofton
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was in Richmond area by Spring of 1864.  Not sure why Sibley doesn’t list the unit earlier.  More research is needed.

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was in Richmond area by Spring of 1864.  Not sure why Sibley doesn’t list the unit earlier.  More research is needed.

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was in Richmond area by Spring of 1864.  Not sure why Sibley doesn’t list the unit earlier.  More research is needed.

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was in Richmond area by Spring of 1864.  Not sure why Sibley doesn’t list the unit earlier.  More research is needed.

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was in Richmond area by Spring of 1864.  Not sure why Sibley doesn’t list the unit earlier.  More research is needed.

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was in Richmond area by Spring of 1864.  Not sure why Sibley doesn’t list the unit earlier.  More research is needed.

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: 9th GA Artillery Battalion | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army3,4

  • Commander:
    • None listed. (November 1864)5
    • Lieutenant  George A. Lofton (December 1864)6
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  • Note: The 9th Georgia Artillery Battalion had been in the Richmond area since the Spring of 1864, I think.  Why doesn’t Sibley list these five batteries earlier than November 1864?  More research is needed.

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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles7:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 117-118
      2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 117-118
      3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 161
      4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 170
      5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 161
      6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 170
      7. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 117-118

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