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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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Captain Marcus F. Gudger
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Captain George Kimbrough
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Commander 4
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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

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Francis H. Little (August 16, 1864)(wounded August 16, 1864)8,9,10
    • ? (August 16-31, 1864)11
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army12,13

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army14

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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army15,16

  • Commander: Colonel Francis H. Little (November & December 1864)17,18
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Anderson’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army19,20,21,22,23

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    • Colonel Francis H. Little (temporarily commanded brigade one or more times in January and February)(took a medical leave of absence starting February 16)(January 1865)24,25
    • Captain Marcus F. Gudger (while Little commanded the brigade)(January 1865)26,27
    • Captain George Kimbrough (February 1865)28
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles29:

  • 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. Field, Charles. “Campaign of 1864 and 1865.” Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 14, p. 554
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 128
  12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 137
  13. 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.
  14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 146
  15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 154
  16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 162
  17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 154
  18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 162
  19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 171
  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 1171: “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.
  21. 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 1179: “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.
  22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 181
  23. 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 1269: “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.
  24. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 171
  25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 181
  26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 171
  27. 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 1179: “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.
  28. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 181
  29. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 206-208

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