159th New York Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized at New York City and mustered in November 1, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out at Augusta, Ga., October 23, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Commander 1
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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:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.6

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | XIX Corps | Union Army (July 21-31, 1864) 7

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Moved to Washington, D.C., July 31-August 2.8

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.9

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.10

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.11

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.12

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.13

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.14

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles15:

  • Moved to New Orleans, La., thence to Fortress Monroe and Bermuda Hundred, Va., July 17-25.
  • Duty in trenches at Bermuda Hundred until July 31.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 31-August 2.

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 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 159th New York Entry, Page 7; 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.
      5. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 159th New York Entry, Page 7; 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      9. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      10. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      11. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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