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Muster In: March 19, 18621
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Notes: The 42nd Virginia Cavalry Battalion became the 24th Virginia Cavalry on June 14, 1864.

Commander(s):
Colonel William T. Robins
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Captain Theophilus G. Barham
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army 3

  • Commander: Col. William T. Robins?4
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  • Note: The battalion under Theophilus G. Barham was serving with Dearing’s Cavalry Brigade and had not yet joined the 24th Virginia Cavalry under Gary.

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army 5

  • Commander: Col. William T. Robins6
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  • Note: The battalion under Theophilus G. Barham was serving with Dearing’s Cavalry Brigade and had not yet joined the 24th Virginia Cavalry under Gary.

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army7

  • Commander:
    • Colonel William T. Robins (wounded July 24, 1864) 8
    • ? (July 24-31, 1864)9
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army10

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    • Colonel William T. Robins (wounded August 14, 1864) 11
    • ? (August 14-31, 1864)12
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Gary’s Cavalry Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army13,14

  • Commander:
    • Colonel William T. Robins (September 29, 1864) (wounded on September 27, 1864)15,16
    • Captain Theophilus G. Barham (at least September 27, 1864)17
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Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
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Bibliography:

Petersburg Campaign Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 135 & 143
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 135 & 143
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 117
  4. Was present on June 24, 1864 and possibly earlier. History of the 9th Virginia Cavalry, in the War Between the States by Richard Lee Tuberville Beale, page 131
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 117
  6. Was present on June 24, 1864 and possibly earlier. History of the 9th Virginia Cavalry, in the War Between the States by Richard Lee Tuberville Beale, page 131
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
  10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
  12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 143
  14. 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. 1315.
  15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 143
  16. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61
  17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 143

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