Oneida New York Cavalry

   

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Muster In: Organized in Oneida, N. Y,, and mustered in September 4, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out June 13, 1865, and honorably discharged from service.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Richard N. Batchelder
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Captain Daniel P. Mann
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Captain James E. Jenkins
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army5,6

  • Commander: Captain Daniel P. Mann (June 30, 1864)7
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army8,9

  • Commander: Captain Daniel P. Mann (July 31, 1864)10
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army11

  • Commander: Captain Daniel P. Mann (August 31, 1864)12
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army13

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army14

  • Commander: Captain Daniel P. Mann (October 31, 1864)15
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army16

  • Commander: Lieutenant Frank Vane (December 31, 1864)17
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Guards and Orderlies | Army of the Potomac | Union Army18,19

  • Commander: Colonel Richard N. Batchelder (January 31 & February 28, 1865)20,21
  • Unit Strength:
    • 42 officers and men PFD (January 31, 1865)22
    • 34 officers and men PFD (January 31, 1865)23
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Quartermaster’s Guard | Army of the Potomac | Union Army24,25

  • Commander: Captain James E. Jenkins (March 31, 1865)26
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles27:

  • At Headquarters, Army of the Potomac, as escort until June, 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), page 219
      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), page 542
      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), page 219
      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 542
      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), page 542
      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 251
      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 729
      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 729
      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 612: “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 612: “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. 1297.
      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 458: “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 458: “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 1115: “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 1115: “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 325: “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 738: “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 2 (Serial Number 96), page 325: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      21. 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 738: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      22. 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 324: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865): The Oneida NY Cavalry had 2 officers and 40 men present for duty.
      23. 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 737: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865): The Oneida NY Cavalry had 1 officer and 33 men present for duty.
      24. 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 565: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      25. 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 581: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
      26. 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 565: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      27. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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