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Muster In: Organized at Concord and mustered in September 2, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out June 4, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Walter Harriman
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Captain Sewall D. Tilton
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Captain Arthur C. Locke
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Captain George N. Shepperd
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Captain Hollis O. Dudley
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army8,9

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army11,12

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army15,16

  • Commander: Captain Arthur C. Locke (July 31, 1864)17
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army18,19

  • Commander: Captain Arthur C. Locke (August 31, 1864)20
  • Unit Strength: ~60-70 officers and men PFD (August 2, 1864)21
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army22,23

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army25,26

  • Commander: Captain George N. Shepperd (October 31, 1864)27
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army28

  • Commander: Colonel Walter Harriman (December 31, 1864)29
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army30,31

  • Commander: Colonel Walter Harriman (January 31 & February 28, 1865)32,33
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Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | IX Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army34,35

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Walter Harriman (March 31, 1865)36
    • Captain Hollis O. Dudley (March 31, 1865)37
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles38:

  • Before Petersburg June 15-19.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30, 1864.
  • Weldon Railroad August 18-21.
  • Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2.
  • Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run, October 27-28.
  • Fort Stedman March 25, 1865.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Occupation of Petersburg April 3.
  • Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.

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. Walter Harriman image.  MOLLUS-Mass Civil War Photograph Collection, Vol. 107, Page 5520.  United States Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.
  4. Sewall D. Tilton image.  MOLLUS-Mass Civil War Photograph Collection, Vol. 62, Page 3071.  United States Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.
  5. Arthur C. Locke image.  MOLLUS-Mass Civil War Photograph Collection, Vol. 107, Page 5521L.  United States Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.
  6. Image from the personal collection of Joseph Maghe.  This image may not be reproduced without his written consent.  I’d like to thank Joe for his extreme generosity in providing this and many other images for commanders at this site.
  7. Hollis O. Dudley image.  MOLLUS-Mass Civil War Photograph Collection, Vol. 62, Page 3071L.  United States Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA.
  8. 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. 229
  9. 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. 549
  10. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 11th New Hampshire Entry, Page 105; 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.
  11. 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. 229
  12. 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. 549
  13. 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. 549
  14. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 11th New Hampshire Entry, Page 105; 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.
  15. 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 260
  16. 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 734
  17. 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 734
  18. 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 617: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 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 126: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (August 1864)”
  20. 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 617: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 1864”
  21. George S. Gove Letter: August 2, 1864, Parsons Family Papers, Milne Special collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire, N.H.: “The 11th Regt has only 60 or 70 men left.”
  22. 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. 1301.
  23. 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 142: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (September-October 1864)”
  24. Volume 15 (Ordnance Returns for the Third Quarter, July-September, 1864); 11th New Hampshire Entry, Page 101; 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.
  25. 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 463: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
  26. 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 158: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces…Boydton Plank Road, Va., October 27-28, 1864”
  27. 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 463: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
  28. 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 1121: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
  29. 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 1121: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
  30. 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 332: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
  31. 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 745: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
  32. 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 332: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
  33. 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 745: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
  34. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 574: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
  35. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 589: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
  36. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 574: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
  37. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 574: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
  38. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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