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Muster In: Organized on June 7, 18611
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Thomas M. Griffin
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Lieutenant Joseph Buchels
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Humphreys’ Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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

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

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    • Lieutenant Joseph Buchels7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Humphreys’ Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army8

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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles10:

  • 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 102-104
      2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi by Stewart Sifakis, pages 102-104
      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 119
      8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
      9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
      10. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Mississippi by Stewart Sifakis, pages 102-104

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