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Muster In: Unit existed prior to the Civil War.1
Muster Out: Unit existed after the Civil War2

Commander(s):
Captain Francis M. Cooley
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Captain William G. Edgerton
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Captain James M. Cutts
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Captain Alfred E. Latimer
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Commander 5
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First Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | V Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

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Second Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | V Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army5,6

  • Commander: Captain Francis M. Cooley (June 30, 1864)7
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Third Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | V Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army8,9

  • Commander: Captain William G. Edgerton (July 31, 1864)10
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  • Note: The 11th US had only six (6) companies present at this point.

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | V Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army11,12

  • Commander: Captain William G. Edgerton (August 31, 1864)13
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  • Note: The 11th US had only six (6) companies at this time.14

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | V Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army15,16

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Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | V Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army17,18

  • Commander: Captain William G. Edgerton (October 31, 1864)19
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Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Second Division | V Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army (November 1-2, 1864)20

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  • Note: Moved to Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor, November 2, thence to Baltimore, Md., November 18, and to Annapolis, Md., December 5. 21

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

January 1-26, 1865: Camp Parole, Annapolis, MD.

  • Was no longer at the Siege of Petersburg.
  • Note: Duty at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., until January 26, 1865.

January 26-February 28, 1865: Provost Guard | Army of the Potomac | Union Army22

  • Commander: Captain James M. Cutts (February 28, 1865)23Unit Strength:
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  • Note: Ordered to City Point, Va., January 26, and camp near Gen. Grant’s Headquarters until March 8.

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Provost Guard | Army of the Potomac | Union Army24,25

  • Commander: Captain Alfred E. Latimer (March 31, 1865)26
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  • Note: Apparently only the First Battalion of the 11th United States was present on March 31, 1865.  This distinction is not called out in earlier orders of battle in the Official Records.  More research is needed.27

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles28:

  • Before Petersburg June 16-18.
  • Siege of Petersburg June 16-November 2.
  • Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve).
  • Weldon Railroad August 18-21.
  • Poplar Springs Church, Peeble’s Farm, September 29-October 2.
  • Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run, October 27-28.
  • Moved to Fort Hamilton, N.Y. Harbor, November 2, thence to Baltimore, Md., November 18, and to Annapolis, Md., December 5.
  • Duty at Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md., until January 26, 1865.
  • Ordered to City Point, Va., January 26, and camp near Gen. Grant’s Headquarters until March 8.
  • Provost duty at Headquarters, Army Potomac, until May, and at Richmond. Va., until October, 1865.

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. 224
      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. 546
      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. 224
      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. 546
      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. 546
      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 255
      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 732
      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 732
      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 615: “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), page 123: “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 615: “Organization of the Army of the Potomac…August 31, 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 615: “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. 1300.
      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 140: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces (September-October 1864)”
      17. 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 461: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
      18. 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 156: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces…Boydton Plank Road, Va., October 27-28, 1864”
      19. 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 461: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
      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. 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 738: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      23. 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 738: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
      24. 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 564: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      25. 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 581: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
      26. 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 564: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      27. 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 564: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      28. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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