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Muster In: Organized August 18, 18611
Muster Out: July 1, 18652

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel William Davis
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Major Patrick S. Tinen
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Captain Charles McAnally
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army5

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

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel William Davis (July 31, 1864)10
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army11,12

  • Commander: Captain Patrick S. Tinen (August 31, 1864)13
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army14

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Commander: Major Patrick S. Tinen (at least October 31, 1864)15
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Commander: Major Patrick S. Tinen (at least December 31, 1864)16
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Commander: Captain Charles McAnally (at least January 31, 1865 & February 28, 1865)17,18
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles19:

  • Before Petersburg June 16-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864.
  • Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve).
  • Demonstration north of the James at Deep Bottom August 13-20.
  • Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, August 14-18.
  • Ream’s Station August 25.
  • Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run, October 27-28.
  • Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run, February 5-7, 1865.
  • Watkins’ House March 25.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Vaughan Road near Hatcher’s Run March 29.
  • Crow’s House March 31.
  • Fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Sailor’s Creek April 6.
  • High Bridge and Farmville April 7.
  • Appomattox C. H. April 9.

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), pages 219-221
  4. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 69th Pennsylvania Entry, Page 49; 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), pages 219-221
  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), page 544
  7. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 69th Pennsylvania Entry, Page 49; 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.
  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), page 253
  9. 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 730
  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 730
  11. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 2 (Serial Number 88), page 613: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 1864”
  12. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), pages 118, 130: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (August 1864)”
  13. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 2 (Serial Number 88), page 613: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 1864”
  14. Sommers, Richard J. “Grant’s Fifth Offensive at Petersburg: A Study in Strategy, Tactics, and Generalship.  The Battle of Poplar Spring Church, the First Battle of the Darbytown Road, the Second Battle of the Squirrel Level Road, the Second Battle of the Darbytown Road (Ulysses S. Grant, Virginia).” Doctoral Thesis. Rice University, 1970. Print. p. 1298.
  15. 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 459
  16. 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 1116
  17. 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 326
  18. 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 740
  19. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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Ray Barry February 2, 2013 at 7:41 pm

my ggg grandfather was capt,then major patrick s. tinen of the 69th pa volunteers. would like to share photos, stories etc with decendents of men he fought with.

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