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Muster In: Organized at Auburn, N. Y, and mustered in November 26, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out August 23, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Robert B. Merritt
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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

  • Commander: Colonel Robert B. Merritt (at least July 4 & 21, 1864)9,10
  • Unit Strength: 403 officers and men PFD (July 21, 1864)11
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Before Richmond July 21-30. Deep Bottom July 27-29. Moved to Washington, D.C., July 31.12

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.13

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.16

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.18

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.19

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles20:

  • Sailed for Fortress Monroe, Va., July 13.
  • Arrived at Bermuda Hundred on July 21.21
  • Before Richmond July 21-30.
  • Deep Bottom July 27-29.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 31.

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); 75th New York Entry, Page 117; 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: Unit was present only briefly at the Siege of Petersburg, and it is likely it still had the Springfield Rifles it was listed as carrying on the June 30, 1864 quarterly ordnance return.
      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); 75th New York Entry, Page 117; 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: Unit was present only briefly at the Siege of Petersburg, and it is likely it still had the Springfield Rifles it was listed as carrying on the June 30, 1864 quarterly ordnance return.
      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. 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
      9. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLI, Part 2 (Serial Number 84), pp. 66-67
      10. 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
      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. 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      15. Volume 15 (Ordnance Returns for the Third Quarter, July-September, 1864); 75th New York Entry, Page 113; 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.
      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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      21. 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

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