82nd New York Infantry

   

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Muster In: May 28, 18611
Muster Out: June 25, 18642

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Thomas Huggins
Commander Image Needed

 

First Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: ? (Unit mustered out on June 25, 1864, just before the June 30, 1864 quarterly ordnance return.)
  • Note: The 82nd New York was a battalion of four companies at this time.4,5

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (June 19-25)6

Remnant seems to have stayed independent in 1/2/II/AotP through at least June 30, 1864 an probably to July 10, 1864.7

  • Commander: Lieutenant Thomas Huggins8
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: ? (Unit mustered out on June 25, 1864, just before the June 30, 1864 quarterly ordnance return.)
  • Note: The 82nd New York was a battalion of four companies at this time.9,10
  • Note: Mustered out June 25, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 59th Regiment New York Infantry July 10, 1864.

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (July 1-0, 1864) (need source)

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Veterans and Recruits transferred to 59th Regiment New York Infantry July 10, 1864.

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer an independent command.

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles11:

  • Before Petersburg June 16-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16-25.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23.
  • Mustered out June 25, 1864, expiration of term.
  • Veterans and Recruits transferred to 59th Regiment New York Infantry July 10, 1864.

Bibliography:

Siege of Petersburg Documents Which Mention This Unit:

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