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Muster In: Organized May, 18641
Muster Out: July 14, 18652

Commander(s):
Colonel John H. Stover
John H. Stover 106th and 184th PA3

Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kleckner
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army6

Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army9,10

  • Commander: Major Charles Kleckner (July 31, 1864)11
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Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army12,13

  • Commander: Major Charles Kleckner (August 31, 1864)14
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Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | II Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army15

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  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kleckner16
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Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Commander: Colonel John H. Stover (at least February 5-12, 1865)17
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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles1:

  • Before Petersburg June 16-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon Railroad, June 22-23, 1864.
  • Demonstration on north side of the James at Deep Bottom July 27-29.
  • Deep Bottom July 27-28.
  • 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.
  • Reconnaissance to Hatcher’s Run December 9-10.
  • Dabney’s Mills, Hatcher’s Run, February 5-7, 1865.
  • Watkins’ House March 25.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Boydton and White Oak Roads March 30-31.
  • Crow’s House March 31.
  • Sailor’s Creek April 6.
  • High Bridge and Farmville April 7.
  • Appomattox Court House 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. This image is from the personal collection of Don Andrew, who collects information on the 106th Pennsylvania, and is used with his written permission.  This image may not be reproduced without Don’s express written consent.  All rights reserved.  Stover was discharged from the 106th Pennsylvania so he could become Colonel of the 184th Pennsylvania.
    4. 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
    5. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 184th Pennsylvania Entry, Page 60; 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), pages 219-221
    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 543
    8. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 184th Pennsylvania Entry, Page 60; 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 252
    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 XL, Part 3 (Serial Number 82), page 730
    12. 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”
    13. 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 117, 130: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (August 1864)”
    14. 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”
    15. 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.
    16. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 315
    17. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 219
    18. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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