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Muster In: Organized August 1, 1862.1
Muster Out: circa October 25, 18642

Commander(s):
Commander 1
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Dearing’s Brigade | Hampton’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3,4

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  • Note: Company H was stationed at Hicksford as a part of the First Military District, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.5

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Dearing’s Brigade | Hampton’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army6,7

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  • Note: Company H was stationed at Hicksford as a part of the First Military District, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.8

Third Offensive Order of Battle: See 8th Georgia Cavalry

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  • Note: The 8th Georgia was formed as a result of Special Orders #161, written on July 11, 1864.  The unit was made up of the 62nd Georgia Cavalry and part of the 20th Georgia Cavalry Battalion, but it looks like only the 62nd Georgia Cavalry was part of this unit in July.  More research is needed.9,10
  • Note: Company H was stationed at Hicksford as a part of the First Military District, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.11

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.(?)
  • Note: Company H was stationed at Hicksford as a part of the First Military District, Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia.12

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.(?)

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.(?)

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.13

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.14

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.15

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles16:

  • 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, p. 164-165
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 164-165
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 113: Sibley does not have the 62nd Georgia Cavalry in Dearing’s Brigade in June 1864.  According to Sifakis the unit wasn’t disbanded until October 1864 from orders issued on July 11, 1864, creating the 8th Georgia, which Sibley DOES have listed in June 1864.  Someone is wrong here.  More research is needed.
    4. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158: Sifakis’ information disagrees with Sibley’s order of battle. Sibley already has the 8th Georgia Cavalry listed in Dearing’s Brigade in June 1864.  One of the two is wrong.  More research is needed.
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 113: Sibley does not have the 62nd Georgia Cavalry in Dearing’s Brigade in June 1864.  According to Sifakis the unit wasn’t disbanded until October 1864 from orders issued on July 11, 1864, creating the 8th Georgia, which Sibley DOES have listed in June 1864.  Someone is wrong here.  More research is needed.
    7. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158: Sifakis’ information disagrees with Sibley’s order of battle. Sibley already has the 8th Georgia Cavalry listed in Dearing’s Brigade in June 1864.  One of the two is wrong.  More research is needed.
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
    9.  The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 763
    10.  The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), pages 1170-1171
    11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 125
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
    13. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 164-165
    14. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 164-165
    15. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 164-165
    16. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 164-165

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