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Muster In: Organized at Camp Steubenville, Ohio, and mustered in September 4, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out June 25, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Benjamin F. Smith
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Lieutenant Colonel Aaron W. Ebright
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Lieutenant Colonel Thomas W. McKinnie
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Commander 4
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

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

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

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Aaron W. Ebright (July 31, 1864)13
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The Second Brigade, Third Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. at 5 am on July 6, 1864 and embarked for Baltimore, MD.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: Second Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army19

  • Commander: Captain Thomas W. McKinnie (December 31, 1864)20
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This unit moved to the Siege of Petersburg from December 3-9, 1864.21

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

  • Commander:
    • Lieutenant Colonel Thomas W. McKinnie (January 1865)24
    • Colonel Benjamin F. Smith (February 28, 1865)25
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army26,27

  • Commander: Colonel Benjamin F. Smith (March 31, 1865)28
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

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

  • Before Petersburg June 18-July 6.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23.
  • Ordered to Baltimore, Md., July 6.
  • …away…
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., December 3; thence to Petersburg, Va.
  • Siege of Petersburg December 9, 1864, to April 2, 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.
  • Guard prisoners at Burkesville April 6-15.

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. 228
  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 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 126th Ohio Entry, Page 35; 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 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 126th Ohio Entry, Page 35; 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. 228
  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 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 126th Ohio Entry, Page 35; 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 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 126th Ohio Entry, Page 35; 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 274
  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 2 (Serial Number 96), page 744: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 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 572: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 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 588: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 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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