2nd (Quartermaster) Virginia Local Defense Troops Battalion Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized with three companies from employees of the Quartermaster Department in Richmond on June 18, 1863.  Composed of seven companies by May 1864.1,2
Muster Out: Consolidated with 6th Virginia Battalion, LDT on September 2, 1864 to form 2nd Virginia Regiment, LDT.3

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel Daniel E. Scruggs
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Local Defense Troops and Reserves | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Daniel E. Scruggs5,6,7
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Local Defense Troops and Reserves | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Daniel E. Scruggs5,6,11
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Third Offensive Order of Battle:

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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.12

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.13

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.14

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.15

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.16

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles17:

  • None listed.

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158
      2. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), pp. 180-181
      3. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158
      4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116: Sibley lists the 2nd Regiment LDT rather than the 2nd Battalion, but he is incorrect.
      5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
      6. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), pp. 180-181
      7. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 671
      8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116: Sibley lists the 2nd Regiment LDT rather than the 2nd Battalion, but he is incorrect.
      9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
      10. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), pp. 180-181
      11. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 671
      12. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158
      13. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158
      14. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158
      15. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158
      16. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158
      17. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 158

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