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Muster In: Organized May-July 12, 18611
Muster Out: April 9, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel Everard M. Feild
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Lieutenant Colonel John R. Lewellen
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Captain Richard W. Jones
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Captain Thomas F. Owens
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Commander 5
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Mahone’s Brigade | Anderson’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army3

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Mahone’s Brigade | Anderson’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army4

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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Mahone’s Brigade | Anderson’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army5

  • Commander: Captain Richard W. Jones (at least July 30, 1864)6
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Weisiger’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army7

  • Commander: Captain Richard W. Jones (at least August 15, 1864)8
  • Unit Strength:
    • 246 officers and men PFD (August 15, 1864)9
  • Weapons: Enfield Rifles10

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Weisiger’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army11,12

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel John R. Lewellen13
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Weisiger’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army14

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel John R. Lewellen15
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Weisiger’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army16,17

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel John R. Lewellen (November & December 1864)18,19
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Weisiger’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army20,21,22,23

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Everard M. Feild (January 1865)24
    • Captain Thomas F. Owens (February 1865)25
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Weisiger’s Brigade | Mahone’s Division | Third Corps | Army of Northern Virginia | Confederate Army26,27

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)28,29
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles30:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)
  • The Crater (July 30, 1864)
  • 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. 184-185
  2. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 184-185
  3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 111
  4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 111
  5. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 121
  6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 121
  7. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 130
  8. Confederate Inspection Report 4-P-17: Mahone’s Brigade, August 15, 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.
  9. Confederate Inspection Report 4-P-17: Mahone’s Brigade, August 15, 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.
  10. Confederate Inspection Report 4-P-17: Mahone’s Brigade, August 15, 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.
  11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 138
  12. 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. 1312.
  13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 138
  14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 148
  15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 148
  16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 157
  17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 165
  18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 157
  19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 165
  20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 174
  21. 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 1174: “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.
  22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 184
  23. 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 1272: “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.
  24. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 174
  25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 184
  26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 193
  27. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 203
  28. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 193
  29. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 203
  30. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, pp. 184-185

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