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Muster In: June 1, 18611
Muster Out: Consolidated with the 3rd South Carolina, 3rd South Carolina Battalion, and parts of the 1st, 2nd, 6th, and 7th SC Reserve Battalions as the 3rd SC Consolidated at Smithfield, NC on April 9, 1865.  Surrendered at Durham Station, NC on April 26, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel John W. Henagan
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Lieutenant Colonel Eli T. Stackhouse
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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 Eli T. Stackhouse (wounded July (?), 1864)6
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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:10

  • 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 78-80
      2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 78-80
      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: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pages 78-80

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