26th Massachusetts Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized at Camp Cameron, Cambridge, August 28, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out August 26, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Commander 1
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.5

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | XIX Corps | Union Army (July 21-31, 1864) 6

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note:  Moved to Washington, D.C., July 30-August 1; thence to Tennallytown August 1.7

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.8

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.9

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.10

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.11

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.12

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.13

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles14:

  • Moved to New Orleans July 3-4, thence to Fortress Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 11-21.
  • On the Bermuda Hundred front July 22-28.
  • Demonstration on north side of the James July 28-30.
  • Deep Bottom July 28-29.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 30-August 1; thence to Tennallytown August 1.

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