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Muster In: Organized at Louisville, Ky., May 3 to September 15, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out November 22, 1866.2

Commander(s):
Colonel William H. Revere, Jr.
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Lieutenant Colonel David M. Sells
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Commander 3
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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 at the Siege of Petersburg.5

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet at the Siege of Petersburg.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet at the Siege of Petersburg.7

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle: Provisional Brigade | Third Division | XVIII Corps | Army of the James | Union Army8

  • Commander: Colonel William H. Revere, Jr. (October 31, 1864)9
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: Ordered to Baltimore, Md., thence to City Point, Va., October 26.10

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

Provisional Brigade | Third Division | XVIII Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (November 1-December 3, 1864)11

Third Brigade | First Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (December 3-31, 1864)12

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel David M. Sells (December 31, 1864)13
  • 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.
  • Note: Left the Siege of Petersburg on December 7, 1864 to participate in the First Assault on Fort Fisher, NC.14

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer present at the Siege of Petersburg.15

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • No longer present at the Siege of Petersburg.16

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles17:

  • Ordered to Baltimore, Md., thence to City Point, Va., October 26.
  • Siege of Petersburg November 3 to December 7.

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 467: “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 467: “Organization of the Union Forces” (October 31, 1864)”
    10. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    11. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    12. 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)
    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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    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)

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