3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery, Company M

   

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Muster In: Two more Companies organized at Philadelphia as Companies “I” and “M.” Regiment organized February 17, 1863.1
Muster Out: Mustered out November 9, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Captain Frederick Korte
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Lieutenant Sylvester W. Marshall
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army3,4

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army3,4

  • Commander: Captain Frederick Korte (June 30, 1864)7
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army8,9

  • Commander: Captain Frederick Korte (July 31, 1864)10
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army11

  • Commander: Captain Frederick Korte (August 31, 1864)12
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army13

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army14

  • Commander: Captain Frederick Korte (October 31, 1864)15
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army (November 1-30, 1864) 16

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

  • Commander: Captain Frederick Korte (December 31, 1864)17
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Siege Artillery | Army of the James | Union Army18

  • Commander: Captain Frederick Korte (February 28, 1865)19
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery | Defenses of Bermuda Hundred | Army of the James | Union Army20,21

  • Commander: Lieutenant Sylvester W. Marshall (March 31, 1865)22:
    • Company “M” served as Siege Artillery, Army James, in siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond May, 1864, to May, 1865.
    • Posted principally on the Bermuda Hundred front.

    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 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 237
        4. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 552
        5. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 237
        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), p. 552
        7. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 552
        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 268
        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. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 2 (Serial Number 88), page 619: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 1864”
        12. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 2 (Serial Number 88), page 619: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 1864”
        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. 1302.
        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 468: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 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 468: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
        16. 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)
        17. 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)
        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 752: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 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 752: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
        20. 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)
        21. 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”
        22. 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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