1st United States Artillery, Battery D

   

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Muster In: Unit existed prior to the Civil War.1
Muster Out: Unit existed after the Civil War.2

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Robert M. Hall
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Lieutenant Joseph P. Sanger
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Lieutenant Redmond Tully
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Lieutenant John Lawson
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Lieutenant John Egan
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Commander 6
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army3,4

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  • Weapons: ? (March 31, 1864)5

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army6,7

  • Commander: Lieutenant Robert M. Hall (June 30, 1864)8
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army9,10

  • Commander: Lieutenant Joseph P. Sanger (July 31, 1864)11
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army12,13

  • Commander: Lieutenant Joseph P. Sanger (August 31, 1864)14
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army15,16,17

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army18

  • Commander: Lieutenant Redmond Tully (October 31, 1864)19
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  • Note: The 1st United States, Battery C appears to have been consolidated with the 1st United States, Battery D at this time.  Battery C is listed in the Union casualty returns for the Battle of Fair Oaks and Darbytown Road on October 27-28, 1864 but is not listed in the October 21, 1864 organizational table for the Army of the James.20

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

Artillery Brigade | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (November 1-December 3, 1864)21

Artillery Brigade | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (December 3-31, 1864)22

  • Commander: Lieutenant Redmond Tully (December 31, 1864)23
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  • Note: On December 3, 1864, the X Corps and XVIII Corps of the Army of the James were reorganized into the XXIV Corps and the XXV Corps.

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army24,25

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant John Lawson (January 31, 1865)26
    • Lieutenant John Egan (February 28, 1865)27
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Artillery Brigade | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army28,29

  • Commander: Lieutenant Redmond Tully (March 31, 1865)30
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles31:

  • Duty in the Defenses of Bermuda Hundred until June 15.
  • Petersburg June 9.
  • Assaults on Petersburg June 15-19.
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Demonstration north of the James River August 13-20, 1864.
  • Deep Bottom, Strawberry Plains August 14-18.
  • Russell’s Mills August 16.
  • Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights, September 28-30.
  • Darbytown Road October 7.
  • Duty in trenches north of James before Richmond until April, 1865.
  • Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28, 1864.
  • Occupation of Richmond April 3, 1865.

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. 234
    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. 554
    5. The Union Ordnance return for March 31, 1864 lists this unit but shows that no return was ever officially submitted.
    6. 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. 234
    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. 554
    8. 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. 554
    9. 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 264
    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 738
    11. 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 738
    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 620: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 1864”
    13. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 120: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (August 1864)”
    14. 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 620: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 1864”
    15. 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. 1303.
    16. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 134: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (September-October 1864)”
    17. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 145: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (September-October 1864)”
    18. 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 466: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
    19. 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 466: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
    20. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 150: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces…Fair Oaks and Darbytown Road, Va., October 27-28, 1864”
    21. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    22. 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 1127: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    23. 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 1127: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    24. 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 337: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    25. 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 751: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
    26. 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 337: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    27. 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 751: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
    28. 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 580: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
    29. 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 597: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
    30. 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 580: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
    31. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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