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Muster In: Organized September 30, 18611
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel John P. Bane
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Lieutenant Colonel Clinton M. Winkler
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Captain James T. Hunter
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Gregg’s Brigade | Field’s DivisionFirst Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

  • Commander: Colonel John P. Bane4,5
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Gregg’s Brigade | Field’s DivisionFirst Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Colonel John P. Bane7,8
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Gregg’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army9

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel Clinton M. Winkler (at least July 29-30, 1864)(in the hospital on at least July 31, 1864)10,11
    • ? (July 31, 1864)12
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Gregg’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army13

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Clinton M. Winkler14
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Gregg’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army15,16

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Clinton M. Winkler (at least September 28-30 & October 7, 1864)17,18,19,20
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Gregg’s Brigade | Field’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army21

  • Commander:
    • Colonel John P. Bane (?)22
    • Lieutenant Colonel Clinton Mc. Winkler23,24
    • Captain James T. Hunter25
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Clinton M. Winkler (at least April 1-9, 1865)26
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles27:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • New Market Heights (September 29, 1864)
  • Chaffin’s Farm (September 29, 1864)
  • Fort Gilmer (September 29-30, 1864)
  • Williamsburg Road (October 27, 1864)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

Sources:

  1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Texas by Stewart Sifakis, pages 112-113
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Texas by Stewart Sifakis, pages 112-113
  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. Winkler, Angelina V. W. The Confederate Capital and Hood’s Texas Brigade E. Von Boeckmann, 1894. pp. 180181: “July 3. — Some changes have taken place in the regiment. Adjutant W. H. Brown, who was wounded on the 17th of June, was removed to St. Francis hospital in Richmond, where he lingered only a few days, when death came to his relief. This is the second of our mess-mates who were with us on the morning of May 6th, who will meet around our board no more. Colonel Bane, Captain Hunter and myself remain…”
  6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 110
  8. Winkler, Angelina V. W. The Confederate Capital and Hood’s Texas Brigade E. Von Boeckmann, 1894. pp. 180181: “July 3. — Some changes have taken place in the regiment. Adjutant W. H. Brown, who was wounded on the 17th of June, was removed to St. Francis hospital in Richmond, where he lingered only a few days, when death came to his relief. This is the second of our mess-mates who were with us on the morning of May 6th, who will meet around our board no more. Colonel Bane, Captain Hunter and myself remain…”
  9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  10. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 98-99: This describes Winkler in command on July 29-30, 1864
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 119
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 129
  15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 138
  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. 1311.
  17. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 99-100
  18. Field, Ron. Combat 2: Union Infantrymen Versus Confederate Infantrymen: Eastern Theater 1861-65 (Osprey: 2013), p. 61: Winkler was in command at New Market Heights on September 29, 1864.
  19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 138: For Winkler commanding on September 28, 1864.
  20. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), p. 102: Winkler took command of the Texas Brigade on October 7 when General Gregg was killed and Colonel Bass was wounded.  He apparently still commanded the brigade in late October 1864 as well.
  21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147
  22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147: Winkler assumed brigade command during the October 7, 1864 fighting.  If that is true, as Sibley points out, then Bane probably wasn’t present during this time.  More research is needed.
  23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147
  24. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), p. 102: Winkler took command of the Texas Brigade on October 7 when General Gregg was killed and Colonel Bass was wounded.  He apparently still commanded the brigade in late October 1864 during the Sixth Offensive as well.
  25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 147: Given that Winkler seems to have been in command of the Texas Brigade well into late October 1864, it appears Hunter probably commanded the 4th Texas for most of the period from October 14-31, 1864.
  26. Spencer, John W. From Corsicana To Appomattox: The Story of the Corsicana Invincibles and the Navarro Rifles (The Texas Press: 1984), pp. 103-104
  27. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Texas by Stewart Sifakis, pages 112-113

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