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Muster In: Organized at Ogdensburg, N. Y,, and mustered in August 27, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out June 27, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Andrew N. McDonald
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Lieutenant Colonel Alvah W. Briggs
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Captain Edward M. Paine
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Captain Samuel Parker
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Commander 5
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First Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army7,8

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army12

  • Commander: Captain Samuel Parker (July 31, 1864)13
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The Third Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. and embarked for Washington, D.C. on July 6, 1864.  The First Brigade has no itinerary listed.14,15

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.16

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.18

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army19

  • Commander: Captain Alvah W. Briggs (December 31, 1864)20
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This unit moved to the Siege of Petersburg from December 3-6, 1864.21

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army22,23

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel (Colonel) Andrew N. McDonald (January & February 1865)24
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army25,26

  • Commander:
    • Colonel Andrew N. McDonald (March 31-April 1, 1865)27
    • Lieutenant Colonel Alvah W. Briggs (in command April 2 temporarily, no indication of why McDonald was not in command)(April 2, 1865)28
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles29:

  • Before Petersburg June 17-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 17-July 6.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23,.
  • Ordered to Baltimore, Md., July 6.
  • …away…
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6.
  • Siege of Petersburg December, 1864, to April, 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. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 106th New York Entry, Page 122; 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. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 106th New York Entry, Page 122; 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.
  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), p. 227
  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. 548
  9. 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
  10. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 106th New York Entry, Page 122; 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.
  11. Volume 13 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 106th New York Entry, Page 122; 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.
  12. 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
  13. 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 551
  14. 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 204
  15. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  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. 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)
  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 1120: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
  21. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
  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 330: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
  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 744: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 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 330: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 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 572: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
  26. 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 588: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
  27. 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 572: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 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 95), page 572: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
  29. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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