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Muster In: Organized at Brooklyn, N.Y., October and November, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out October 18, 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:

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | First Division | XIX Corps | Union Army (July 19-27, 1864)7

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  • Note: This unit appears to have landed at Bermuda Hundred on or just after July 19, 1864, marched to Deep Bottom on July 23, participated in skirmishing at Deep Bottom on July 25-26, left Bermuda Hundred on July 27, and arrived in Washington, D. C. on July 29.8,9

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.10

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.11

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.12

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.13

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.14

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.15

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles16:

  • Moved to Fortress Monroe, Va., thence to Washington, D.C., July 2-31.
  • Arrived at Bermuda Hundred July 19 or shortly thereafter.17
  • Marched to Deep Bottom on July 23.18
  • Deep Bottom July 25-2619,20
  • Left Bermuda Hundred July 27.21
  • Arrived at Washington, D.C. on July 29.22
  • heridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7

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); 173rd New York Entry, Page 9; 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      6. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 173rd New York Entry, Page 9; 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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      8. Peck, Lewis M. A brief sketch of the 173rd regiment, N.Y.V. (Brooklyn: 1868), pages 3-4: “The regiment was transferred in July, 1864, with the Nineteenth Army Corps, to the Army of the Potomac, and was stationed for a short time at Bermuda Hundred. It participated in an engagement at Deep Bottom. The brigade to which it was attached was badly managed and won no laurels, but, notwithstanding, the regiment was unexceptional in its conduct. It shortly afterwards was sent with the Corps (Nineteenth) and the Sixth Corps to the defense of Washington.”
      9. Letters of Gus Conklin on July 19, 1864 and July 29, 1864 and July 30, 1864.
      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)
      16. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      17. Letter of Gus Conklin on July 19, 1864.
      18. Letter of Gus Conklin on July 30, 1864.
      19. Peck, Lewis M. A brief sketch of the 173rd regiment, N.Y.V. (Brooklyn: 1868), pages 3-4: “The regiment was transferred in July, 1864, with the Nineteenth Army Corps, to the Army of the Potomac, and was stationed for a short time at Bermuda Hundred. It participated in an engagement at Deep Bottom. The brigade to which it was attaached was badly managed and won no laurels, but, notwithstanding, the regiment was unexceptional in its conduct. It shortly afterwards was sent with the Corps (Nineteenth) and the Sixth Corps to the defense of Washington.”
      20. Letter of Gus Conklin on July 30, 1864.
      21. Letter of Gus Conklin on July 30, 1864.
      22. Letter of Gus Conklin on July 29, 1864.

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