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Muster In: Organized at New York City and mustered in June 30, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out August 30, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel Theodore B. Hamilton
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Major William H. Baker
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Captain Lewis J. Stuart
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Lieutenant William Barnett
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Commander 5
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First Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: Regiment not listed in the Union ordnance returns.

Second Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army5,6

  • Commander: Lieutenant William Barnett (June 30, 1864)7
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: Regiment not listed in the Union ordnance returns.

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army8

  • Commander: Captain Lewis J. Stuart (July 31, 1864)9
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The First Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. at 11 pm on July 9 and embarked for Washington, D.C. at 5:30 am on July 10, 1864 on the transports Dictator and Guide. 10,11

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.12

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.15

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army16

  • Commander: Major William H. Baker (December 31, 1864)17
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This unit moved to the Siege of Petersburg from December 9-12, 1864.18

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army19,20

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Theodore B. Hamilton (January & February 1865)21,22
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army23,24

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Theodore B. Hamilton (March 31, 1865)25
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles26:

  • Before Petersburg June 17-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 17-July 9.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11.
  • …away…
  • Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12.
  • Siege of Petersburg December 12, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25, 1865.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.
  • Sailor’s Creek April 6.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.

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. 227
      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. 548
      5. 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. 227
      6. 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. 548
      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. 548
      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), page 258
      9. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXVII, Part 2 (Serial Number 71), page 550
      10. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXVII, Part 1 (Serial Number 70), page 273
      11. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      12. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      13. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      14. Volume 15 (Ordnance Returns for the Third Quarter, July-September, 1864); 62nd 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.
      15. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      16. 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 1120: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
      17. 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 1120: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
      18. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      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 330: “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 743: “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 2 (Serial Number 96), page 330: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      22. 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 743: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 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 571: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      24. 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 587: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
      25. 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 571: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      26. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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