10th Virginia Battalion Heavy Artillery

   

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Muster In: Organized with five companies on April 4, 1862.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Major James O. Hensley
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Lieutenant Colonel John W. Atkinson (0f the 19th VA HA)
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army3

  • Commander: Major James O. Hensley4
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Major James O. Hensley6
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Major James O. Hensley 8
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army9

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army10,11

  • Commander: Major James O. Hensley12
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army13

  • Commander: Major James O. Hensley14
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army15,16

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel John W. Atkinson (of the 19th VA HA)(in command of both the 10th and 19th Virginia Heavy Artillery Battalions. (November 1864)17
    • None listed. (December 1864)18
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  • Note: This unit was temporarily attached to Custis Lee’s Brigade on at least November 5, 1864.19

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: First Division (Inner Line) | Artillery Defenses | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army20,21,22

  • Commander: Major James O. Hensley (January & February 1865)23,24
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  • Note: This unit was temporarily attached to Custis Lee’s Division, starting January 9, in January 1865.25

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army26,27

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)28,29
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles30:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Roper’s Farm (September 30, 1864)
  • Sayler’s Creek (April 6, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 5-6
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 5-6
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 117
  4. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 671
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 117
  6. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 671
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 136
  10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 144
  11. Sommers, Richard J. “Grant’s Fifth Offensive at Petersburg: A Study in Strategy, Tactics, and Generalship.  The Battle of Poplar Spring Church, the First Battle of the Darbytown Road, the Second Battle of the Squirrel Level Road, the Second Battle of the Darbytown Road (Ulysses S. Grant, Virginia).” Doctoral Thesis. Rice University, 1970. Print. p. 1315.
  12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 144
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 153
  14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 153
  15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 161
  16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 170
  17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 161
  18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 170
  19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 161
  20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 179
  21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 188
  22. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1275: “Organization of the Infantry and Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 28, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from February 28, 1865.  However, leaders listed are from January.  I’ve chosen to ignore the leaders and just use this source for the organization of the order of battle.
  23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 179
  24. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 188
  25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 178
  26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 197
  27. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 206
  28. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 197
  29. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 206
  30. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 5-6

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