3rd Virginia Reserves Infantry

   

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Muster In: ? 1

Muster Out: ?

Commander(s):
Colonel Richard A. Booker
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

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Second Offensive Order of Battle:

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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: Walker’s Brigade | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army2,3

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  • Note: Organized on September 30, 1864. (Need source.  Check Wallace.)

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Walker’s Brigade | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Colonel Richard A. Booker5
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Walker’s Brigade | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army6,7

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Richard A. Booker (November 1864)8
    • None listed. (December 1864)9
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Walker’s Brigade | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army10,11

  • Commander:
    • None listed. (January 1865)12
    • Colonel Richard A. Booker (February 1865)13
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Walker’s Brigade | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army14,15

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)16,17
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles:

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

    Sources:

    1. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), pp. 220-221
    2. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 142
    3. 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. 1313.
    4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 151
    5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 151
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 159
    7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 168
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 159
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 168
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 177
    11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 188
    12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 177
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 188
    14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 198
    15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 207
    16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 198
    17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 207

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