Hood’s Virginia Reserves Battalion Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized with six companies at Petersburg on August 6, 1864.  (Actually the battalion had been formed by June 1864.)  No record found after October 5, 1864.1,2
Muster Out: ?

Commander(s):
Major William Henry Hood
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Major Thomas H. Bond
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army3

  • Commander:
    • Major William Henry Hood (captured June 9, 1864)4
    • Major Thomas H. Bond (after June 9, 1864)5
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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army6

  • Commander: Major Thomas H. Bond7
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army8

  • Commander: Major Thomas H. Bond9
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Petersburg, Va. | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army10

  • Commander: Major Thomas H. Bond11
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army12,13

  • Commander: Major Thomas H. Bond (at least through October 5, 1864)14
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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army15

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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army16,17

  • Commander: None listed. (November & December 1864)16,17
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army20,21

  • Commander: None listed. (January & February 1865)22,23
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Post of Petersburg | First Military District | Department of North Carolina and Southern Virginia | Confederate Army24,25

  • Commander: None listed. (March & April 1-2, 1865)26,27
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles28:

  • Petersburg Siege (June 1864-April 1865)

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 261
      2. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 226
      3. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
      4. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 226
      5. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 226
      6. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., p. 116
      7. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 226
      8. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 125
      9. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 226
      10. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 135
      11. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 226
      12. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 142
      13. 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.
      14. Wallace, Lee A., Jr. A Guide to Virginia Military Organizations 1861-1865, 2nd Ed. (Lynchburg, Va.: H. E. Howard, 1986), p. 226
      15. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 151
      16. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 160
      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 160
      19. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 169
      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 178
      23. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 189
      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
      26. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 198
      27. The Confederate Order of Battle, Volume 1: The Army of Northern Virginia by F. Ray Sibley, Jr., page 208
      28. Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia by Stewart Sifakis, p. 261

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