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Muster In: Organized under authority of the War Department at Camp Scott, Staten Island, N Y., as 3rd Regiment, Sickles’ Brigade. Left State for Washington, D. C., July 24, 1861.1
Muster Out: Eight Companies mustered out June 20, 1864 (Cos. “A,” “B,” “D,” “E,” “F,” “I” and “K”). Companies “C,” “G” and “H” attached to 120th Regiment, New York Infantry. Company “C” mustered out July 20. Company “G” July 2 and Company “H” October 31, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 120th Regiment New York Infantry.2

Commander(s):
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Commander 2
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | Third Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: Springfield Rifles (.58 caliber) (June 30, 1864)4
  • Note: Eight Companies mustered out June 20, 1864 (Cos. “A,” “B,” “D,” “E,” “F,” “I” and “K”). Companies “C,” “G” and “H” attached to 120th Regiment, New York Infantry. Company “C” mustered out July 20. Company “G” July 2 and Company “H” October 31, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 120th Regiment New York Infantry.5

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.6

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.7

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.8

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.9

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.10

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.11

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.12

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Was no longer an independent command.13

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles14:

  • Before Petersburg June 16-18.
  • Eight Companies mustered out June 20, 1864 (Cos. “A,” “B,” “D,” “E,” “F,” “I” and “K”).
  • Companies “C,” “G” and “H” attached to 120th Regiment, New York Infantry.
  • Company “C” mustered out July 20.
  • Company “G” July 2.
  • Company “H” October 31, 1864.
  • Veterans and Recruits transferred to 120th Regiment New York Infantry.

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