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Muster In: Organized by the consolidation of the 14th and 15th Virginia Cavalry battalions and two independent companies on September 15, 1862.1
Muster Out: Consolidated with the 5th Virginia Cavalry and redesignated as the 5th Virginia Consolidated Cavalry on November 8, 1864.2

Commander(s):
Captain John Cooper
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Lomax’s Brigade | Fitzhugh Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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

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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Lomax’s Brigade | Fitzhugh Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Captain John Cooper6
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Lomax’s Brigade | Fitzhugh Lee’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army7

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  • Note: Fitz Lee’s Cavalry Division was ordered to join Early in the Shenandoah Valley on August 8, 1864 and actually reached his army on August 18, 1864.8

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.9

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.10

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.11
  • Note: Consolidated with the 5th Virginia Cavalry and redesignated as the 5th Virginia Consolidated Cavalry on November 8, 1864.12

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.13

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.14

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles15:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  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., 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 132
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 132
  9. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  10. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  11. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  12. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  13. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  14. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128
  15. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 127-128

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