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Muster In: Organized at Portland and mustered in June 24, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out July 27, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 6th Maine Infantry.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 Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army5

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: Springfield Rifles (.58 caliber) (June 30, 1864)6
  • Note: Before Petersburg June 19-22. Ordered to the rear for muster out. Mustered out July 27, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 6th Maine Infantry.7

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.8

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.9

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.10

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.11

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.12

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.13

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.14

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles15:

  • Before Petersburg June 19-22.
  • Ordered to the rear for muster out.
  • Mustered out July 27, 1864, expiration of term.
  • Veterans and Recruits transferred to 6th Maine Infantry.

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. 226
      4. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 5th Maine Entry, Page 76; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      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. 226
      6. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 5th Maine Entry, Page 76; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
      7. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      8. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      9. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      10. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      11. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      12. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      13. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      14. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      15. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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