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Muster In: Organized at Philadelphia August 31, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out September 8, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 82nd Pennsylvania September 8. 1864.2

Commander(s):
Colonel John F. Glenn
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Commander 2
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Fourth Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army6,7

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

Fourth Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (July 1-6, 1864)10

Third Brigade | First Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (July 6-31, 1864)10

  • Commander: Colonel John F. Glenn (July 31, 1864)12
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 23rd Pennsylvania transferred from 4/1/VI/AotP to 3/1/VI/AotP on July 6, 1864.13
  • Note: The Third Brigade, First Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. on July 9 and embarked for Washington, D.C. on July 10, 1864.14,15

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
  • Note: Mustered out September 8, 1864. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 82nd Pennsylvania September 8, 1864.18

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.19

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.20

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.21

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit no longer in existence.22

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles23:

  • Before Petersburg June 17-19.
  • Ream’s Station, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23.
  • Siege of Petersburg until July 9.
  • Moved to Washington July 9-11.
  • …away…
  • Ordered home for muster out [SOPO: late August?].
  • Mustered out September 8, 1864.
  • Veterans and Recruits transferred to 82nd Pennsylvania September 8, 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. 226
      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. 547
      5. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 23rd Pennsylvania Entry, Page 45; 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. 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. 226
      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. 547
      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. 547
      9. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 23rd Pennsylvania Entry, Page 45; 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.
      10. 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 257
      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 257
      12. 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 550
      13. 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 257
      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 271
      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)
      22. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      23. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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