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Muster In:  Organized by the consolidation of the 1st Special Infantry Battalion and four companies of the 2nd Infantry Battalion on June 8, 1864.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Charles F. Hopkins
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Lieutenant Colonel William W. Scott
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Finegan’s Brigade | Anderson’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Finegan’s Brigade | Anderson’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Finegan’s Brigade | Anderson’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army5

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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Finegan’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Colonel Charles F. Hopkins (at least August 16, 1864)7,8
  • Unit Strength:
    • 278 officers and men PFD (August 16, 1864)9
  • Weapons: Springfield and/or Enfield Rifles10

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Finegan’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army11,12

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    • Lieutenant Colonel William W. Scott (presumably while Hopkins was in the hospital on September 1, 1864)13
    • Colonel Charles F. Hopkins (in the hospital September 1, 1864)14
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles15:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Weldon Railroad (June 23, 1864)
  • Reams’ Station (June 30, 1864)
  • Weldon Railroad (August 21, 1864)
  • Bellfield (December 9, 1864)
  • Hatcher’s Run (February 5-7, 1865)
  • Farmville (April 7, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Florida and Arkansas by Stewart Sifakis, p. 25
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Florida and Arkansas by Stewart Sifakis, p. 25
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 112
  4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 112
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 121
  6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 130
  7. Confederate Inspection Report 6-P-17: Finegan’s and Perry’s Brigades, August 16, 1864Inspection Reports and Related Records Received By the Inspection Branch in the Confederate Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M935, Roll 10: Inspection Reports P-12 – 39-P-24); War Department Collection of Confederate Records, Record Group 109; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 130
  9. Confederate Inspection Report 6-P-17: Finegan’s and Perry’s Brigades, August 16, 1864Inspection Reports and Related Records Received By the Inspection Branch in the Confederate Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M935, Roll 10: Inspection Reports P-12 – 39-P-24); War Department Collection of Confederate Records, Record Group 109; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
  10. Confederate Inspection Report 6-P-17: Finegan’s and Perry’s Brigades, August 16, 1864Inspection Reports and Related Records Received By the Inspection Branch in the Confederate Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M935, Roll 10: Inspection Reports P-12 – 39-P-24); War Department Collection of Confederate Records, Record Group 109; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 139
  12. 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. 1312.
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 139
  14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 139
  15. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Florida and Arkansas by Stewart Sifakis, p. 25

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