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Muster In: Organized at Augusta and mustered in January 8, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out August 20, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Major George W. Randall
GeorgeWRandall30thME3

Commander 2
Commander Image

Commander 3
Commander Image

First Offensive Order of Battle:

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | First Division | XIX Corps | Union Army (July 19-(28 or 31?), 1864)8,9

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Thomas H. Hubbard (July 4, 1864)(but he was NOT at the Siege of Petersburg)10,11
    • Major George W. Randall (July 19-28, 1864)12
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note:
  • Note: This unit arrived at Bermuda Hundred on the morning of July 19, 1864, was stationed at Deep Bottom , and then moved to Washington, D.C.13

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.14

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.18
  • Notes: Veterans and Recruits of the 13th Maine consolidated to a Battalion and transferred to 30th Maine Infantry December 25, 1864.19

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.20

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.21

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles22:

  • Moved to New Orleans, thence to Fortress Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 2-18.
  • Arrived at Bermuda Hundred on the morning of July 19.23,24
  • Held a picket line for 24 hours and worked on fortifications at Deep Bottom on unspecified date(s), probably over July 24-26.25,26
  • Duty at Deep Bottom until July 31. (or is it July 28?) [Dyer might be incorrect. Per the ORs, this entire Brigade left Bermuda Hundred on July 28.]
  • Moved to Washington, D.C.

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. George W. Randall image.  MOLLUS-Mass Civil War Photograph Collection, Vol. 69, Page 3419L.  United States Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.
      4. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      5. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 30th Maine Entry, Page 78; 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      7. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 30th Maine Entry, Page 78; 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.
      8. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      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), p. 340: The 30th Maine arrived at Bermuda Hundred on the morning of July 19.
      10. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLI, Part 2 (Serial Number 84), pp. 66-67
      11. Whitman, William E. S. & True, Charles H. Maine in the War for the Union: A History of the Part Borne by Maine troops in the Suppression of the American Rebellion, page 562
      12. Whitman, William E. S. & True, Charles H. Maine in the War for the Union: A History of the Part Borne by Maine troops in the Suppression of the American Rebellion, page 562: Randall was in command the entire time the 30th Maine was at the Siege of Petersburg.
      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); 30th Maine Entry, Page 72; 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: 13th Maine Entry)
      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)
      22. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      23. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), p. 340: The 30th Maine arrived at Bermuda Hundred on the morning of July 19.
      24. Whitman, William E. S. & True, Charles H. Maine in the War for the Union: A History of the Part Borne by Maine troops in the Suppression of the American Rebellion, page 560
      25. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), pp. 434, 493
      26. Whitman, William E. S. & True, Charles H. Maine in the War for the Union: A History of the Part Borne by Maine troops in the Suppression of the American Rebellion, page 560

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