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Muster In: June 18611
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Captain Jesse C. Cochran
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Humphreys’ Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

  • Commander: Captain Jesse C. Cochran4
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Humphreys’ Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Captain Jesse C. Cochran6
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Humphreys’ Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Captain Jesse C. Cochran8
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Humphreys’ Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army9

  • Commander: Captain Jesse C. Cochran (at least August 31, 1864)10,11
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles12:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Weldon Railroad (June 22, 1864)
  • Deep Bottom, Strawberry Plains, and New Market Road (July 27-29, 1864)
  • Malvern Hill (July 28, 1864)
  • Hatcher’s Run (February 5-7, 1865)
  • Sayler’s Creek (April 6, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi by Stewart Sifakis, pages 100-102
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi by Stewart Sifakis, 100-102
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  4. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi, National Archives, Roll 252 (Jesse C. Cochran, 17th Mississippi): Company Muster Roll for May and June 1864 (Page 21 at Footnote.com):Listed under Remarks: “Acting as commander of 17th Mississippi Regiment”
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  6. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi, National Archives, Roll 252 (Jesse C. Cochran, 17th Mississippi): Company Muster Roll for May and June 1864 (Page 21 at Footnote.com):Listed under Remarks: “Acting as commander of 17th Mississippi Regiment”
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  10. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Mississippi, National Archives, Roll 252 (Jesse C. Cochran, 17th Mississippi): Company Muster Roll for July and August 1864 (Page 22 at Footnote.com): Listed under Remarks: “Commanding regiment”
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  12. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi by Stewart Sifakis, 100-102

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