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Muster In: Organized at Yorkville, N.Y., and mustered in June 6, 1861.1
Muster Out: December 9, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel Detleo von Einsiedel
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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:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.7

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.8

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.11

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Defenses of Bermuda Hundred | Army of the James | Union Army (December ?-31, 1864)12

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Detleo von Einsiedel (December 31, 1864)13
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 41st New York consisted of six (6) companies at this time.14
  • Note: At some point in December 1864, the 41st New York moved from the Shenandoah Valley to the Siege of Petersburg, serving on Bermuda Hundred.  More research is needed to find the circumstances under which this happened and the exact date of arrival.

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Defenses of Bermuda Hundred | Army of the James | Union Army15,16

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Detleo von Einsiedel (January 31 & February 28, 1865)17,18
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 41st New York consisted of six (6) companies at this time.19,20

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Defenses of Bermuda Hundred | Army of the James | Union Army21,22

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Detleo von Einsiedel (March 31, 1865)23
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles24:

  • Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., and duty in the defenses at that point until March, 1865.
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., December, 1864, to April, 1865.
  • Fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until December.

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); 41st New York Entry, Page 112; 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); 41st New York Entry, Page 112; 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      8. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      9. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      10. Volume 15 (Ordnance Returns for the Third Quarter, July-September, 1864); 41st New York Entry, Page 108; 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      12. 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 1127: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
      13. 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 1127: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
      14. 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 1127: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
      15. 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 338: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      16. 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 752: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      17. 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 338: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      18. 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 752: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      19. 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 338: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      20. 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 752: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      21. 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 576: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      22. 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 593: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
      23. 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 576: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      24. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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