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Muster In: Organized at Augusta and mustered in August 21, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out at Charlestown, Va., August 21, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st Maine Veteran Infantry.2

Commander(s):
Captain John W. Channing
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army6,7

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army10

  • Commander: Captain John W. Channing (July 31, 1864)11
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The Third Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. on July 9 and embarked for Washington, D.C. at 11 am on July 10, 1864.12

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer present at the Siege of Petersburg.13
  • Note: Mustered out at Charlestown, Va., August 21, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st Maine Veteran Infantry.14

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.17

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.18

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.19

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.20

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles21:

  • Before Petersburg June 17-July 9.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11.
  • …away…
  • Mustered out at Charlestown, Va., August 21, 1864.
  • Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st Maine Veteran 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. 227
      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. 548
      5. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 7th 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.
      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. 227
      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. 548
      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. 548
      9. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 7th 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.
      10. 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 258
      11. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXVII, Part 2 (Serial Number 71), page 551
      12. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXVII, Part 1 (Serial Number 70), page 273
      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)
      16. Volume 15 (Ordnance Returns for the Third Quarter, July-September, 1864); 7th Maine Entry, Page 70; 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.
      17. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      18. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      19. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      20. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      21. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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