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Muster In: Organized at Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered in May 12, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out September 13, 1864.2

Commander(s):
Colonel William H. Vodrey
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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: First Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army5,6

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army9,10

  • Commander: Colonel William H. Vodrey (July 31, 1864)11
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (August 1-29, 1864)12

  • Commander:
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Duty in the trenches at Bermuda Hundred, City Point and Fort Pocohontas until August 29. Ordered to Camp Chase, Ohio, and mustered out September 13, 1864.13

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.14

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.15

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.16

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.17

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer in existence.18

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles19:

  • Moved to White House Landing June 8, thence to Bermuda Hundred.
  • Assigned to 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James.
  • Duty in the trenches at Bermuda Hundred, City Point and Fort Pocohontas until August 29.

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. 234: 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); 143rd Ohio Entry, Page 38; 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. 234
      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); 143rd Ohio Entry, Page 38; 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 3 (Serial Number 82), page 739
      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)
      19. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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