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Muster In: Organized in the spring of 1861.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel Richard H. Dulany
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Major Thomas Marshall
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Rosser’s Brigade | Hampton’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Rosser’s Brigade | Hampton’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Rosser’s Brigade | Hampton’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel Richard H. Dulany6
    • ? (while Dulany was in brigade command)7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Rosser’s Brigade | Butler’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army8

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel Richard H. Dulany9
    • Major Thomas Marshall (while Dulany was in brigade command)10
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Rosser’s Brigade | Butler’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army11

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel Richard H. Dulany (at least September 14, 1864)12
    • Major Thomas Marshall (when Dulanty commanded the brigade)13
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  • Note: Rosser’s Brigade was ordered to the Shenandoah Valley in late September before the two-pronged Fifth Offensive commenced and set off for the Valley on September 27, 1864.14

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at the Siege of Petersburg.15,16

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at the Siege of Petersburg.18

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Dearing’s (Rosser’s Old) Brigade | Rosser’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army19,20

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)21,22
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  • Note: When did Rosser’s Division return?  Dearing moved to take over a brigade below in late February, so late February is a possible arrival date.  More research is needed.

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles23:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Hampton-Rosser Cattle Raid (September 16, 1864)
  • 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. 113-114
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 113-114
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 113
    4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 113
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 123
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 123
    7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 123
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 132
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 132
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 132
    11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 140
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 140
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 140
    14. McDonald, William N.  A History of the Laurel Brigade.  Baltimore: Sun Job Printing Office, 1907, page 299.
    15. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 113-114
    16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 151
    17. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 113-114
    18. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 113-114
    19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 196
    20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 205
    21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 196
    22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 205
    23. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 113-114

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