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Muster In: Organized on September 11, 1861.1
Muster Out: April 26, 18652

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel Hezekiah Bussey
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Captain Elisha D. Graham
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army3

  • Commander: Major Hezekiah Bussey4
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Major (Lieutenant Colonel) Hezekiah Bussey (promoted to Lt. Col. on June 24, 1864)6
  • Unit Strength:
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Hezekiah Bussey (at least July 30, 1864)8
  • Unit Strength:
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army9

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Hezekiah Bussey10
  • Unit Strength:
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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

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel Hezekiah Bussey (went on leave September 26, 1864)13
    • ? (September 26-30, 1864)14
  • Unit Strength:
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army15

  • Commander:
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Colquitt’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army16,17

  • Commander: Captain Elisha D. Graham (November & December 1864)18
  • Unit Strength:
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  • Note: Left the Siege of Petersburg sometime in December 1864.19

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.20

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.21

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles22:

  • 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. 234-236
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 234-236
    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., p. 114
    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 124
    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 141
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 141
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147
    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. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 155
    19. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 234-236: Sifakis does not list the exact date.  More research is needed.
    20. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 234-236
    21. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 234-236
    22. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 234-236

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