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Muster In: Organized on August 31, 1861.1
Muster Out: April 26, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel James H. Huggins
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Lieutenant Colonel Marcus R. Ballenger
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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

  • Commander: Colonel James H. Huggins5
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Colonel James H. Huggins (at least July 30, 1864)7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army8

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    • Colonel James H. Huggins (resigned August 13, 1864)9
    • ? (August 13-31, 1864) 10
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army11,12

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army13

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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army14,15

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Marcus R. Ballenger (November & December 1864)16,17
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  • Note: Left the Siege of Petersburg sometime in December 1864.18

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.19

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.20

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles21:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • The Crater (July 30, 1864)
  • Fort Harrison (September 29-30, 1864)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

    Sources:

    1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 227-228
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 227-228
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
    4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
    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 124
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
    11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 141
    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. 1314.
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 155
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
    16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 155
    17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
    18. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 227-228: Sifakis does not list the exact date.  More research is needed.
    19. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 227-228
    20. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 227-228
    21. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 227-228

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