6th (Tredegar) Virginia Local Defense Troops Battalion Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized with four companies at Richmond from the employees of the Tredegar iron works for local defense as needed in May 1861.  Mustered into Confederate service on October 16, 1863.1,2
Muster Out: Consolidated with the 2nd Virginia Battalion, LDT and redesignated as the 2nd Virginia Regiment, Local Defense Troops on September 2, 1864.3

Commander(s):
Major William E. Tanner
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Local Defense Troops and Reserves | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Major William E. Tanner5,6,7
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Local Defense Troops and Reserves | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army8

  • Commander: Major William E. Tanner9,10,11
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Local Defense Troops and Reserves | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army12

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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Local Defense Troops and Reserves | Department of Richmond | Confederate Army13

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.14

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.15

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.16

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.17

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.18

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles19:

  • None listed.

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174
      2. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), pp. 183-184
      3. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174
      4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
      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. 183-184
      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
      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. 183-184
      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. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 126
      13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
      14. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174
      15. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174
      16. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174
      17. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174
      18. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174
      19. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 173-174

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