13th New York Heavy Artillery, Company L

   

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Muster In: Organized at New York and mustered in at Elmira, N.Y., by Companies as follows: “I” at Riker’s Island November 10, 1863. “K” at Norfolk, Va., February 21, 1864. “L” June 11, 1864. “M” December, 1863.1
Muster Out: Old members and Companies “I,” “K,” “L” and “M” mustered out June 28, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Captain Amaya L. Fitch
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Lieutenant Patrick A. O’Malley
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Lieutenant Jacob Leonard
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Commander 4
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Naval Brigade | Army of the James | Union Army3

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Naval Brigade | Army of the James | Union Army5

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Naval Brigade | Army of the James | Union Army8,9

  • Commander: Captain Amaya L. Fitch (July 31, 1864)10
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: ?

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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Naval Brigade | Army of the James | Union Army11

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Naval Brigade | Army of the James | Union Army12

  • Commander: Captain Amaya L. Fitch (October 31, 1864)13
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Naval Brigade | Army of the James | Union Army14

  • Commander: Captain Amaya L. Fitch (December 31, 1864)15
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  • Note: On December ??, 1864, the Naval Brigade, Army of the James left the Siege of Petersburg to participate in the First Fort Fisher Expedition.  (Need source.)

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Naval Brigade | Army of the James | Union Army16,17

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    • Lieutenant Patrick A. O’Malley (January 31, 1865)18
    • Lieutenant Jacob Leonard (February 28, 1865)19
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles20:

  • 3rd Battalion (Cos. “I,” “K,” “L,” “M”) attached to Naval Brigade as guard on board vessels of war along Atlantic Coast and with James River fleet as Naval Brigade, Army of the James.

Bibliography:

    Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

      Sources:

      1. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      2. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      3.  The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), page 552
      4. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 13th New York Heavy Artillery Entry, Page 12; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      5.  The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), page 552
      6.  The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), page 552
      7. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 13th New York Heavy Artillery Entry, Page 12; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      8. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), page 267
      9. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 737
      10. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82) , page 737
      11. 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. 1302.
      12. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 3 (Serial Number 89), page 464: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
      13. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 3 (Serial Number 89), page 464: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
      14. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 3 (Serial Number 89), page 1123: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
      15. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 3 (Serial Number 89), page 1123: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
      16. 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 334: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      17. 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 747: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      18. 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 334: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      19. 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 747: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      20. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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