14th New Hampshire Infantry

   

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Note: Only what was referred to in the regimental history as the “Right Wing” (Cos. A, B, C, D H, I) were ever present at the Siege of Petersburg.  The “Left Wing” (Cos. F, K, E, and G) traveled on a later transport and were sent directly to Wsshington, D. C., never stopping at the Siege.

Muster In: Organized at Concord and mustered in September 24, 1862.1
Muster Out: Return to Savannah June and mustered out July 8, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Robert Wilson
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | XIX Corps | Union Army (July 21-31, 1864) 7,8,9

  • Commander: Colonel Robert Wilson (at least July 4, 21-31, 1864)10,11
  • Unit Strength: 350 officers and men PFD (July 21, 1864)9
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The “right wing” of the 14th New Hampshire (Cos. A, B, C, D H, I) under Colonel Robert Wilson was present on Bermuda Hundred and at Deep Bottom from July 21-31, 1864.13,14,15

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.16

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.19

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.20

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.21

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.22

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles23:

  • Movement to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D. C., and to Berryville, Va., July 13-August 19.
  • “Right Wing” (Cos. A, B, C, D H, I) reaches Ft. Monroe at midnight of July 19.24
  • Steamed to City Point July 20.25
  • Disembarked at Bermuda Hundred on July 21. 26th MA already there, and 9th CT and 12th ME arrived July 21.26
  • Crossed to Deep Bottom morning of July 28 including skirmishing.27
  • Dug trenches til 5 pm on July 29.28
  • Returned to Bermuda Hundred camps by noon on July 30.29
  • Left Bermuda Hundred at noon on July 31 aboard S. R. Spaulding along with the 12th Maine.30

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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    4. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 14th New Hampshire Entry, Page 106; 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    6. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 14th New Hampshire Entry, Page 106; 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. 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 267
    8. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    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. 378
    10. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    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), p. 378
    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), p. 378
    13. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    14. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    15. 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. 378
    16. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    17. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    18. Volume 15 (Ordnance Returns for the Third Quarter, July-September, 1864); 14th New Hampshire Entry, Page 102; 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.
    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)
    22. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    23. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    24. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    25. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    26. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    27. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    28. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    29. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)
    30. Buffum, Francis H. A Memorial of the Great Rebellion : Being a History of the Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, covering its three years of service, with original sketches of army life : 1862-1865 (Rand, Avery, and Co.: 1882), pages 171-175, 195)

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