1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery H

   

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Muster In: Organized at Providence October 14. 1862.1
Muster Out: June 28, 18652

Commander(s):
Captain Crawford Allen, Jr.
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.3

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.4

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.5

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.7

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Park | Reserve Artillery | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (October 25-31, 1864)8

  • Commander: Captain Crawford Allen, Jr. (October 31, 1864)9
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  • Note: The 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery, Battery H moved to City Point, Va., October 25-26, and duty there until January 2, 1865.10

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Park | Reserve Artillery | Army of the Potomac | Union Army11

  • Commander: Captain Crawford Allen, Jr. (December 31, 1864)12
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles13:

  • Moved to City Point, Va., October 25-26, and duty there until January 2, 1865.
  • Ordered to join Army Potomac January 2.
  • Siege of Petersburg January 2-April 2.
  • Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.

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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    4. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    5. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    6. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    7. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    8. 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 458: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
    9. 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 458: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
    10. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    11. 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 1115: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    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 1115: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    13. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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