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Muster In: Organized by the addition of two companies, known unofficially as Lee’s Squadron. to the 1st (Johnson’s) Virginia Cavalry Battalion  on January 18, 1862.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Richard L. T. Beale
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Lieutenant Colonel Thomas C. Waller
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Chambliss’ Brigade | Rooney Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Chambliss’ Brigade | Rooney Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Colonel Richard L. T. Beale5
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Chambliss’ Brigade | Rooney Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Richard L. T. Beale (“temporarily absent” in “late” July 1864)7
    • ? (while Beale was absent)8
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Chambliss’ Brigade | Rooney Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army9

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    • Colonel Richard L. T. Beale10
    • Major Thomas C. Waller11
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Chambliss’ Brigade | Rooney Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army12,13

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Richard L. T. Beale (detached September 8, 1864 for court martial duty, unsure of duration)14
    • Major (Lt. Col.) Thomas C. Waller (promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on September 16, 1864)15
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles16:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Jones’ Farm (September 30, 1864)
  • Vaughan Road (October 2, 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. 116-118
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 116-118
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
    4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
    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 123
    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 132
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 141
    13. 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. 1310.
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 141
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 141
    16. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 116-118

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