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Muster In: Organized at Sandusky, Ohio, and mustered in May 13, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out September 22, 1864.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Charles B. Phillips
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Defenses of Bermuda Hundred | Army of the James | Union Army3,4

  • Commander: Colonel Charles B. Phillips (June 14, 1864)5
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons: Enfield Rifles (.577 caliber) (June 30, 1864)6
  • Note: On June 14, 1864 this regiment was ordered to the Defenses of Bermuda Hundred and reported to General Pond of the Third Brigade, First Division, Tenth Corps, Army of the James for temporary duty in the Defenses of Bermuda Hundred.7

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army8,9

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army12,13

  • Commander: Colonel Charles B. Phillips (July 31, 1864)14
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army15

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: ? (September 1-16, 1864)

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Duty in lines at Bermuda Hundred and at Fort Powhatan August 11 to September 16.16

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.17

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.18

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.19

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.20

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles21:

  • Moved to Washington, D. C, June 4; thence to Bermuda Hundred, Va., June 8.
  • Attached to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James.
  • Picket duty at Bermuda Hundred and at Point of Rocks until June 21.
  • March to Deep Bottom June 21, and duty there until August 11.
  • Duty in lines at Bermuda Hundred and at Fort Powhatan August 11 to September 16.

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. 235: This casualty list indicates that the Third Division was formed on June 19, 1864, one day after the First Offensive ended.  I am positive the regiment was in the area of Bermuda Hundred during the First Offensive and was considered a part of the Army of the James, but I am unsure exactly which sub-organization the regiment belonged to.  More research is needed.
    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), page 43
    5. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), page 43
    6. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 130th Ohio Entry, Page 36; 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 2 (Serial Number 81), page 43
    8. 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. 235
    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. 554
    10. 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. 554
    11. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 130th Ohio Entry, Page 36; 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 264
    13. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 739
    14. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 739
    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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    20. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    21. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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