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Muster In: Organized at Camp Nelson, Ky., July 4, 1864.1
Muster Out: April 2, 18672

Commander(s):
Colonel Thomas D. Sedgwick
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Commander 2
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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 in existence.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:

  • Unit not yet at the Siege of Petersburg.8

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet at the Siege of Petersburg.9

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | First Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (January ?-February 28, 1865)10

  • Commander: Colonel Thomas D. Sedgwick (February 28, 1865)11
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 114th USCT was ordered to the Dept. of Virginia on January 3, 1865.  I am unsure when it arrived at the Siege of Petersburg and when it was officially assigned to 3/1/XXV/AotJ.  It was not listed in the January 31, 1865 order of battle in the Official Records.  More research is needed.12

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Third Brigade | First Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army13,14

  • Commander: Lieutenant (?) Colonel Thomas D. Sedgwick (March 31, 1865)15
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles16:

  • Ordered to Dept. of Virginia January 3, 1865.
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond on the Bermuda Hundred Front until March, 1865.
  • 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.
  • Duty at Petersburg and City Point until June.

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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      9. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      10. 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)
      11. 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)
      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 XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 579: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      14. 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”
      15. 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 579: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      16. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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