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Muster In: Organized from the Virginia State Line on August 27, 1863.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel William E. Peters
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Commander 2
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.3

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.4

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.5

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.7

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.8

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.9

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not yet present at the Siege of Petersburg.10

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: McCausland’s Brigade | Rosser’s Division | Cavalry Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army11,12

  • Commander:
    • None listed. (March 1865)13
    • Colonel William E. Peters (April 1-2, 1865)14
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • 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 Battles15:

  • Siege of Petersburg?
  • 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. 132-133
      2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      3. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      4. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      5. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      6. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      7. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      8. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      9. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      10. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133
      11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 196
      12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 205
      13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 196
      14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 205
      15. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 132-133

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