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Muster In: Organized by the consolidation of the 2nd Alabama Infantry Battalion, Hilliard’s AL Legion, and the 4th Artillery Battalion, Hilliard’s Legion on November 25, 1863.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel George W. Huguley
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Captain James Lang
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Lieutenant Colonel Daniel S. Troy (of the 60th AL)
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Commander 4
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel George W. Huguley5
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army6

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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel George W. Huguley8
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army9,10

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army11

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel George W. Huguley12
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army13,14

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel George W. Huguley (no reason is given for any absence in December)(November & December 1864)15,16
    • Captain James Lang (December 1864)17
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army18,19,20,21,22

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel George W. Huguley (took a leave of absence starting February 4)(January & February 1865)23,24,25
    • Lieutenant Colonel Daniel S. Troy (of the 60th AL)(February 1865)26
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Gracie’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army27,28

  • Commander: None listed (March & April 1-2, 1865)29,30
  • Unit Strength: >165 officers and men PFD (March 25, 1865)31
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles32:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • The Crater (July 30, 1864)
  • Hatcher’s Run (February 5-7, 1865)
  • White Oak Road (March 31, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

    Sources:

    1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Alabama by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 126-127
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Alabama by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 126-127
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 115
    4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 115
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 115
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 124
    7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 133
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 133
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 141
    10. 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. 1314.
    11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 150
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 150: Col. Hall was present but detached on court martial duty.
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 158
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 158
    16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
    17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
    18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 176
    19. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1174: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General R. E. Lee, January 31, 1865”; This list contains many commanders who were not there.  They were the “official” commanders but may have been gone on leave.  I have used none of the leaders from this list as a result.
    20. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1183: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
    21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 186
    22. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1273: “Organization of the Infantry and Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 28, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from February 28, 1865.  However, leaders listed are from January.  I’ve chosen to ignore the leaders and just use this source for the organization of the order of battle.
    23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 176
    24. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1183: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
    25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 186
    26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 186
    27. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 194
    28. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    29. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 194
    30. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    31. Houghton, E.B. The Campaigns of the Seventeenth Maine (Short & Loring: 1866), p. 262: “During the day the enemy also attacked the line occupied by one of the regiments of our brigade.  Without the loss of a man, they not only repulsed him, but captured one entire rebel regiment, the Fifty-ninth Alabama, with its colors, and one hundred and sixty-five officers and men.”
    32. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Alabama by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 126-127

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