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Muster In: Organized at Augusta and mustered in September 22, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out July 13, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel G. Frederick Granger
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Captain Robert J. Gray
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Commander 3
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Commander 4
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army3,4

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

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army10,11

  • Commander: Captain Robert J. Gray (July 31, 1864)12
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army13,14

  • Commander: Captain Robert J. Gray (August 31, 1864)15
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army16,17

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army18,19

  • Commander: Colonel G. Frederick Granger (October 31, 1864)20
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

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

Third Brigade | Second Division | XXIV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (December 3-31, 1864)22

  • Commander: Colonel G. Frederick Granger (December 31, 1864)23
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • 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.
  • Note: The 9th Maine was the only regiment from the Second Divisiom, XXIV Corps which did not leave to participate in the First and Second Fort Fisher Expeditions.  It was still present at the Siege throughout December 1864.

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | XXIV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army24

  • Commander: Colonel G. Frederick Granger (January 31, 1865)25
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This regiment did NOT go on the Fort Fisher expedition.  It was on detached service at Chaffin’s Farm, Va. during the month of January 1865.26
  • Note: Duty on north side of James until February, 1865. Rejoined Brigade at Fort Fisher, N. C. Cape Fear Entrenchment’s February 11-12.27

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer present at the Siege of Petersburg.28

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles29:

  • Before Petersburg June 15-19.
  • Siege of Petersburg and Richmond June 16, 1864, to February, 1865.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
  • Demonstration north of James River August 13-26.
  • Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18
  • Bermuda Hundred August 24-25.
  • In trenches before Petersburg until September 25.
  • Non-Veterans left front September 21 and mustered out September 27, 1864.
  • New Market Heights September 28-29.
  • Chaffin’s Farm September 29-30.
  • Charles City Cross Roads October 1.
  • Fair Oaks October 27-28.
  • Duty on north side of James until February, 1865.
  • Rejoined Brigade at Fort Fisher, N. C. Cape Fear Entrenchment’s February 11-12.

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. 553
    5. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 9th 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. 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. 553
    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. 553
    9. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 9th 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 264
    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 XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 738
    13. 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”
    14. 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)”
    15. 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”
    16. 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.
    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 134: “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 465: “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 1 (Serial Number 87), page 149: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces…Fair Oaks and Darbytown Road, Va., October 27-28, 1864”
    20. 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 465: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 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 1124: “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 1124: “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 335: “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 335: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 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 335: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    27. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3): I am unsure exactly when the regiment left the front at the Siege of Petersburg.  It looks like sometime in early February is correct.  More research is needed.
    28. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    29. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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