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Muster In: Organized on July 7, 18611
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel James J. Phillips
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Captain John Parke Wilson, Jr.
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips (June 10 and June 30, 1864)4,5
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips (June 30, 1864)7
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army8

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips9
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army10

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips (at least August 10 and 31, 1864)11,12,13,14
  • Unit Strength: 193 officers and men PFD (August 10, 1864)15
  • Weapons: .58 caliber rifles (presumably a mix of Enfields and Springfields)16

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army17,18

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips (October 1, 1864)19
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army20

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips21
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army22,23

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips24,25,26,27,28
  • Unit Strength: ~384 officers and men (Present or PFD?)(December 31, 1864)29
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army30,31,32,33,34

  • Commander: Colonel James J. Phillips (at least January 28, 1865)(January & February 1865)35,36,37,38
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Steuart’s Brigade | Pickett’s Division | First Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army39,40

  • Commander:
    • Colonel James J. Phillips (at least April 1-6, 1865)(captured? at Sayler’s Creek)41
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles42:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • Five Forks (April 1, 1865)
  • Sayler’s Creek (April 6, 1865)
  • Appomattox Court House (April 9, 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

    Sources:

    1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 179-181
    2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 179-181
    3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 111
    4. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 18): Field and Staff Muster Roll for May + June, 1864
    5. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 74): Special Requisition for Quartermaster’s Stores June 10, 1864
    6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 111
    7. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 18): Field and Staff Muster Roll for May + June, 1864
    8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 120
    9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 120
    10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 128
    11. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 30): Appears on an Inspection Report of Barton’s Brigade, August 10, 1864
    12. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 19): Field and Staff Muster Roll for July + August, 1864
    13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 128
    14. Confederate Inspection Report 21-P-17: Barton’s Brigade, August 10, 1864Inspection Reports and Related Records Received By the Inspection Branch in the Confederate Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M935, Roll 10: Inspection Reports P-12 – 39-P-24); War Department Collection of Confederate Records, Record Group 109; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
    15. Confederate Inspection Report 21-P-17: Barton’s Brigade, August 10, 1864Inspection Reports and Related Records Received By the Inspection Branch in the Confederate Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M935, Roll 10: Inspection Reports P-12 – 39-P-24); War Department Collection of Confederate Records, Record Group 109; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
    16. Confederate Inspection Report 21-P-17: Barton’s Brigade, August 10, 1864Inspection Reports and Related Records Received By the Inspection Branch in the Confederate Adjutant and Inspector General’s Office. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M935, Roll 10: Inspection Reports P-12 – 39-P-24); War Department Collection of Confederate Records, Record Group 109; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
    17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 137
    18. 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.
    19. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 53): Requisition for Forage October 1, 1864
    20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 146
    21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 146
    22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 154
    23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 162
    24. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 51): Requisition for Forage November 1, 1864
    25. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 32): Appears on an Inspection Report of Steuart’s Brigade, December 5, 1864
    26. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 33): Appears on an Inspection Report of Steuart’s Brigade, December 29, 1864
    27. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 39): Special Requisition for Quartermasters Stores December 31, 1864
    28. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 41): Special Requisition for Quartermasters Stores December 26, 1864
    29. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 57): Requisition for Fuel for the 9th Virginia December 31, 1864: Phillips has written “18” in the column for Subalterns, “366” in the column for Non-commissioned officers, musicians, and privates.  This seems to be the Present rather than the Present for Duty number.  If you are familiar with Confederate “requisition for fuel” forms and know definitively what that number stands for, please contact me or comment on this page.
    30. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 171
    31. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1170: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General R. E. Lee, January 31, 1865”; This list contains many commanders who were not there.  They were the “official” commanders but may have been gone on leave.  I have used none of the leaders from this list as a result.
    32. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1180: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
    33. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 181
    34. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1268: “Organization of the Infantry and Cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, February 28, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from February 28, 1865.  However, leaders listed are from January.  I’ve chosen to ignore the leaders and just use this source for the organization of the order of battle.
    35. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 171
    36. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 1180: “Organization of the Army of Northern Virginia, General R. E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding, January 31, 1865”; This order of battle was based off of inspection reports from January 26-31, 1865, and the leaders should be accurate for this time frame.
    37. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 181
    38. Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of Virginia, National Archives, Roll 483 (James J. Phillips, 9th Virginia, Fold3.com Page 31): Appears on an Inspection Report of Steuart’s Brigade, January 28, 1865
    39. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 190
    40. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 200
    41. Trask, Benjamin H. 9th Virginia Infantry (H.E. Howard: 1984), p. 40
    42. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 179-181

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