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Muster In: Organized at Camp Dennison, Ohio, and mustered in May 14, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out September 1, 1864.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Samuel S. Fisher
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: ? | Army of the James | Union Army3

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army5,6

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

Second Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (July 1-14, 1864)9,10

Eastern Shore, VA (July 14-?, 1864)11

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  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: ?

  • Commander:
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  • Weapons:
  • Note: Picket and fatigue duty at Bermuda Hundred, Point of Rocks, Broadway Landing and Cherrystone Inlet until August. Mustered out September 1, 1864.12

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.13

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.14

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.15

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.16

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.17

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles18:

  • Moved to White House Landing. Va., June 5.
  • Picket and guard duty there until June 16.
  • Moved to Bermuda Hundred, Va., June 16.
  • Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James.
  • Picket and fatigue duty at Bermuda Hundred, Point of Rocks, Broadway Landing and Cherrystone Inlet until August.
  • Mustered out September 1, 1864.

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. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 138th Ohio Entry, Page 37; 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. 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
      6. 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
      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), p. 554
      8. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 138th Ohio Entry, Page 37; 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.
      9. 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
      10. 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
      11. 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
      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. 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)

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