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Muster In: Organized on November 8, 1861. Reorganized in April 1862.1
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel John G. Jones
John G. Jones 35th NC3

Colonel James T. Johnson
James T. Johnson 35th NC4

Lieutenant Colonel Simon B. Taylor
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Major James T. Davis (?)
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Captain Sanford G. Howie
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Commander 6
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander:
    • Colonel John G. Jones (killed on June 17, 1864)6,7
    • ? (June 17-18, 1864)
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army8

  • Commander: Major James T. Davis (?)(at least June 20, 1864)9
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army10

  • Commander: Colonel James T. Johnson11
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army12

  • Commander:
    • Captain Sanford G. Howie (in the hospital at least August 24-September 6, 1864)13
    • ? (August 24-31, 1864)14
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army15,16

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army17

  • Commander: Colonel James T. Johnson18
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army19,20

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel Simon B. Taylor (November 1864)21
    • Colonel James T. Johnson (December 1864)22
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army23,24,25,26,27

  • Commander:
    • Colonel James T. Johnson (January & February 1865)28,29,30
    • Lieutenant Colonel Simon B. Taylor (January & February 1865)31,32
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Ransom’s Brigade | Johnson’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army33,34

  • Commander:
    • Colonel James T. Johnson (captured April 1)(March & April 1, 1865)35,36
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      Lieutenant Colonel Simon B. Taylor (after Col. Johnson was captured, but then wounded April 1)(April 1, 1865)37

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      ? (after Col. Johnson was captured and Lt. Col. Taylor was wounded)(April 1-2, 1865)38

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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles39:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • The Crater (July 30, 1864)
  • Globe Tavern (August 18-21, 1864)
  • Fort Stedman (March 25, 1865)
  • Dinwiddie Court House (March 31, 1865)
  • Five Forks (April 1, 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: North Carolina by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 134-136
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: North Carolina by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 134-136
    3. Clark, Walter. Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War 1861-’65, Volume 2 (Nash Brothers: 1901), pp. 590-591
    4. Clark, Walter. Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War 1861-’65, Volume 2 (Nash Brothers: 1901), pp. 590-591
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 115
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 115
    7. Interesting Letter from Ransom’s Brigade.” Raleigh Confederate. June 23, 1864, p. 2 col. 4: “In this charge Colonel J. C. Jones (sic, John G. Jones) of the 35th N. C. regiment, and Capt. Blackwell of the same, were both killed.”
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 115
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 115: Sibley claims a James T. Davis commanded this regiment on June 20, 1864 and uses the Compiled Service Records to back this assertion.  However, there was no James T. Davis in the 35th NC.  There was a James M. Davis in the 35th NC who made it to the rank of lieutenant, and a James T. Davis in the 49th NC who made it to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  Was this James T. Davis from the 49th NC, or was Sibely referring to James T. Johnson?  Further research is needed.
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 124
    11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 124
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 133
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 133
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 133
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 141
    16. 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.
    17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 150
    18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 150
    19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 158
    20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
    21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 158
    22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
    23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 176
    24. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1174: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General R. E. Lee, January 31, 1865”; This list contains many commanders who were not there.  They were the “official” commanders but may have been gone on leave.  I have used none of the leaders from this list as a result.
    25. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1183: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
    26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 186
    27. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1273: “Organization of the Infantry and Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 28, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from February 28, 1865.  However, leaders listed are from January.  I’ve chosen to ignore the leaders and just use this source for the organization of the order of battle.
    28. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 176
    29. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1183: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
    30. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 186
    31. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 176
    32. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 186
    33. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 195
    34. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    35. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 195
    36. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    37. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    38. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 204
    39. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: North Carolina by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 134-136

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