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

Commander(s):
Major James S. Gholston
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Wofford’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Wofford’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

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

  • Commander: Major James S. Gholston6
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Wofford’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Major James S. Gholston (possibly in command prior to August 24, 1864) 8
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles9:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Sayler’s Creek (April 6, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

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Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 215-216
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 215-216
  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 129
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129: Per Sibley, Gholston retired to the Invalid Corps on August 24, 1864.
  9. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 215-216

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