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Muster In: May 22-23, 18611
Muster Out: Consolidated with the 20th South Carolina and parts of the 1st, 2nd, 6th, and 7th SC Reserve Battalions as the 2nd SC Consolidated at Smithfield, NC on April 9, 1865.  Surrendered at Durham Station, NC at on April 26, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel John D. Kennedy
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Lieutenant Colonel William Wallace
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Kershaw’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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

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

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    • Lieutenant Colonel William Wallace7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Kershaw’s Brigade | Kershaw’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army8

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Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Petersburg Campaign Battles:11

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 58-60
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 58-60
  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. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  11. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 58-60

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