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Muster In: Organized at Willett’s Point, N.Y., and left State for Washington, D.C., August 27, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out July 17, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Joseph E. Hamblin
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Lieutenant Colonel Henry C. Fisk
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Captain David I. Miln
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Commander 4
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army6,7

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

Fourth Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (July 1-6, 1864)10

Second Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (July 6-31, 1864)11

  • Commander: Colonel Joseph E. Hamblin (July 31, 1864)12
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The Non-veterans of the 67th New York mustered out on July 4, 1864.  The remaining remnant appears to have been attached to the 65th New York from that point forward, and were officially a part of the unit by the time the Sixth Corps returned in December 1864.13
  • Note: The 65th New York transferred from 4/1/VI/AotP to 2/1/VI/AotP on July 6, 1864.14
  • Note: The Second Brigade, First Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. on July 9 and embarked for Washington, D.C. on July 10, 1864.15,16

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.18

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.19

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army20

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Henry C. Fisk (December 31, 1864)21
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This unit moved to the Siege of Petersburg from December 9-12, 1864.22

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army23,24,25

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Henry C. Fisk (January 31 & February 28, 1865)26,27
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This unit is listed in the casualty returns for the Battle of Hatcher’s Run, February 5-7, 1865, implying it was present during the Eighth Offensive and the battle.28

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army29,30

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Henry C. Fisk (March 31, 1865)31
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles32:

  • Before Petersburg June 17-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 17-July 9.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run, 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.
  • Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run, February 5-7, 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. 226
    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. 547
    5. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 65th New York Entry, Page 116; 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. 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. 226
    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. 547
    8. 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. 547
    9. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 65th New York Entry, Page 116; 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.
    10. 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 257
    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), page 257
    12. 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
    13. 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 257
    14. 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 257
    15. 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 271
    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.  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)
    20. 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 1119: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    21. 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 1119: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    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 XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 329: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    24. 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)
    25. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 96), page 67: “Return of Casualties in the Union forces at Hatcher’s Run (otherwise known as Dabney’s Mill, Armstrong’s Mill, Rowanty Creek, and Vaughan Road)… (February 5-7, 1865)”
    26. 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 329: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    27. 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)
    28. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 96), page 67: “Return of Casualties in the Union forces at Hatcher’s Run (otherwise known as Dabney’s Mill, Armstrong’s Mill, Rowanty Creek, and Vaughan Road)… (February 5-7, 1865)”
    29. 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)
    30. 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”
    31. 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)
    32. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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