Hobson’s Company Second Class Virginia Militia

   

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Muster In: May 5, 18641
Muster Out: ?

Commander(s):
Captain Owen H. Hobson
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army2

  • Commander: Captain Owen H. Hobson3
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army4

  • Commander: Captain Owen H. Hobson5
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Captain Owen H. Hobson (at least through July 5, 1864)7
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army8

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army9,10

  • Commander: Captain Owen H. Hobson11
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army12

  • Commander: Captain Owen H. Hobson13
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army14,15

  • Commander:
    • Captain Owen H. Hobson (November 1864)16
    • None listed. (December 1864)17
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army18,19

  • Commander: None listed. (January & February 1865)20,21
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army22,23

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)24,25
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles:

  • No entry in Sifakis.

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), p. 242: The unit was in existence at least through July 5, 1864.
      2. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
      3. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 242
      4. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
      5. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 242
      6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 125
      7. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 242
      8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
      9. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 142
      10. 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.
      11. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 142
      12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 151
      13. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 151
      14. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 159, 160
      15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 169
      16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 159
      17. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 169
      18. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 178
      19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 189
      20. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 178
      21. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 189
      22. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 198
      23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 208
      24. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 198
      25. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 208

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