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Muster In: Organized in July 1861.  Known as the 9th Infantry Regiment in 1861.  Reorganized on May 3, 1862.1
Muster Out: April 26, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Frederick H. Gantt
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Major John J. Gooding
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Lieutenant John T. Morrison
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Hagood’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Hagood’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army4

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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Hagood’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Major John J. Gooding6
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Hagood’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant John T. Morrison (at least August 21, 1864)8
    • Major John J. Gooding9
    • Colonel Frederick H. Gantt10
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Hagood’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army11,12

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    • Colonel Frederick H. Gantt13
    • Major John J. Gooding14
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Hagood’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army15

  • Commander: Colonel Frederick H. Gantt16
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Hagood’s Brigade | Hoke’s Division | Fourth Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army17,18

  • Commander: Colonel Frederick H. Gantt (November & December 1864)19,20
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  • Note: Left the Siege of Petersburg sometime in December 1864.21

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.22

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not at Siege of Petersburg.23

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles24:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Weldon Railroad (August 21, 1864)
  • 2nd Fort Harrison (September 30, 1864)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 83-85
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 83-85
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
  4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 114
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 124
  6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 124
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
  8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
  10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 134
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 142
  12. 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.
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 142: Sibley could find no reason for Gantt’s absence which would have caused Gooding to assume command of the regiment.
  14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 142: Sibley could find no reason for Gantt’s absence which would have caused Gooding to assume command of the regiment.
  15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147
  16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147
  17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 155
  18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
  19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 155
  20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 167
  21. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 83-85: Sifakis does not list the exact date.  More research is needed.
  22. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 83-85
  23. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 83-85
  24. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: South Carolina and Georgia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 83-85

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