2nd City Regiment Infantry

   

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Note: I have very little information on this unit.  For now this page will serve as a placeholder until the rest can be filled in.

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First Offensive Order of Battle: City Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army (?) 1

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: City Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army (?) 2

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Third Offensive Order of Battle: City Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army (?)3

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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: City Brigade | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army (?)4

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Barton’s City Brigade | Barton’s Division | Richmond Forces | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army5,6

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Barton’s City Brigade | Barton’s Division | Richmond Forces | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army7

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      1. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116: I have MAJOR concerns about even including this unit for anything other than the Fifth Offensive.  Sibley’s only reference to this entire brigade comes from Richard Sommers’ Richmond Redeemed, which is solely about Grant’s Fifth Offensive in late September to early October 1864.
      2. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116: I have MAJOR concerns about even including this unit for anything other than the Fifth Offensive.  Sibley’s only reference to this entire brigade comes from Richard Sommers’ Richmond Redeemed, which is solely about Grant’s Fifth Offensive in late September to early October 1864.
      3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126: I have MAJOR concerns about even including this unit for anything other than the Fifth Offensive.  Sibley’s only reference to this entire brigade comes from Richard Sommers’ Richmond Redeemed, which is solely about Grant’s Fifth Offensive in late September to early October 1864.
      4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135: I have MAJOR concerns about even including this unit for anything other than the Fifth Offensive.  Sibley’s only reference to this entire brigade comes from Richard Sommers’ Richmond Redeemed, which is solely about Grant’s Fifth Offensive in late September to early October 1864.
      5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 144
      6. 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. 1315.
      7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 152

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