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Muster In: Organized July 2, 18611
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Francis H. Little
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s DivisionFirst Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s DivisionFirst Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

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

  • Commander: Colonel Francis H. Little6
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army7

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    • Colonel Francis H. Little (August 16, 1864)(wounded August 16, 1864)8,9
    • ? (August 16-31, 1864)10
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army11,12

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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles13:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Reams’ Station (August 25, 1864)
  • Fort Harrison (September 29-30, 1864)
  • Williamsburg Road (October 27, 1864)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 206-208
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 206-208
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 128
  8. Letter from Anderson’s Brigade.” Augusta Daily Constitutionalist. August 26, 1864, p. ? col. ?: Little appears to have been in command of his regiment at the start of the day, before being detached and placed in command of both his own regiment and the 9th Georgia to counterattack at Fussell’s Mill during the Second Battle of Deep Bottom on August 16, 1864.: “For the first time during the war a portion of Anderson’s Brigade, the 9th and 11th Ga., fought negroes. Early in the morning of the 16th these two regiments, under Col. F. H. Little, were detached and sent to assist in recapturing that portion of our works the enemy had taken from our troops.”
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 128
  10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 128
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 137
  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. 1311.
  13. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 206-208

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