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Muster In: Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pa., September 30 to December 7, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out at Brownsville, Texas, November 10, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Llewellyn F. Haskell
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Lieutenant Colonel Henry C. Ward
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Major James T. Bates
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First Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet in existence.3

Second Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet in existence.4

Third Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet in existence.5

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet in existence.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet at Petersburg.7

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (October 18(?)-October 31, 1864)8

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Henry C. Ward (October 31, 1864)9
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Ordered to join Army of the James, in Virginia, October 18, 1864.  On what day did the regiment arrive at City Point, and on what day was it placed in the brigade to which it was assigned?10
  • Note: Only Company A of the 41st United States Colored Troops appears to have taken part in the Battle of Fair Oaks and Darbytown Road based on the Union casualty returns for the battle.11

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

First Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (November 1-December 3, 1864)12

Second Brigade | Third Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (December 3-31, 1864)13

  • Commander: Colonel Llewellyn F. Haskell (December 31, 1864)14
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: On December 3, 1864, the X Corps and XVIII Corps of the Army of the James were reorganized into the XXIV Corps and the XXV Corps.

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army15,16

  • Commander:
    • Major James T. Bates (January 31, 1865)17
    • Colonel Llewellyn F. Haskell (February 28, 1865)18
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army19,20

  • Commander: Colonel Llewellyn F. Haskell (March 31, 1865)21
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles22:

  • Ordered to join Army of the James, in Virginia, October 18, 1864.
  • Guard duty at Deep Bottom, Va., until October 20, 1864.
  • Moved to Fort Burnham on line north of James River, before Richmond, October 27.
  • Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28.
  • In trenches before Richmond, and picket duty on Chaffin’s Farm, until January 1, 1865.
  • Near Fort Burnham until March 27.
  • Moved to Hatcher’s Run March 27-28.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Hatcher’s Run March 29-31.
  • Fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Pursuit of Lee April 3-9.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.

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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    4. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    5. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    6. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    7. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    8. 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 465: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
    9. 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 465: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
    10. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    11. 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 149: “Return of Casualties in the Union Forces…Fair Oaks and Darbytown Road, Va., October 27-28, 1864”
    12. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    13. 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 1126: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    14. 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 1126: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    15. 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 337: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    16. 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 750: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
    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 337: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    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 750: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
    19. 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 580: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
    20. 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 596: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
    21. 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 580: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
    22. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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