3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Company E

   

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Muster In: 1st Battalion Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, assigned as Company “E.”1
Muster Out: Mustered out November 9, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Major Franz von Schilling
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Captain Erskine H. Miles
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Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army (November 1-30, 1864)3

? (Not specifically listed in the OOB for December 31, 1864.  What happened to this unit?  More research needed.

  • Commander: Major Franz von Schilling (Cos. E & G)(December 31, 1864)4
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery | Defenses of Bermuda Hundred | Army of the James | Union Army5,6

  • Commander: Captain Erskine H. Miles (March 31, 1865)7:
    • Companies “D,” “E” and “G” in Butler’s operations on south side of James River against Petersburg and Richmond May, 1864, then at various redoubts and forts on the Bermuda Hundred front until May, 1865.
    • Posted principally on the Bermuda Hundred front.

    Bibliography:

      Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

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        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 XLII, Part 3 (Serial Number 89), page 1128: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
        4. 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 1128: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
        5. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 577: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
        6. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 593: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
        7. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 577: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
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      Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
      Siege of Petersburg Battles[100. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)


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