115th USCT Infantry

   

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Muster In: Organized at Bowling Green, Ky., July 15 to October 21, 1864.1
Muster Out: February 10, 18662

Commander(s):
Colonel Robert H. Earnest
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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 in existence.6

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Unit not yet in existence.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: First Brigade | Second Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (arrived January ?, 1865)10,11

  • Commander: Colonel Robert H. Earnest (January 31 & February 28, 1865)12,11
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 115th USCT was ordered to Virginia at some point in late December 1864 or early January 1865.  I am unsure what date the unit arrived and on what date the regiment was assigned to 1/2/XXV/AotJ.   More research is needed.14

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

First Brigade | Second Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (parent unit)

Second Brigade | First Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (temporarily att. in March 1865)15,16

  • Commander: Colonel Robert H. Earnest (March 31, 1865)17
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The 115th USCT was detached from its parent unit, 1/2/XXV/AotJ and temporarily serving with 2/1/XXV/AotJ.18

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles19:

  • Garrison duty at Lexington, Ky., until December, 1864.
  • Ordered to Virginia [in late December 1864/early January 1865?].
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond January to April, 1865.
  • Occupation of Richmond April 3.
  • Duty in the Dept. of Virginia until May.

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 337: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 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. 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)
      13. 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)
      14.  A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
      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. 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”
      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 579: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
      18. 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)
      19. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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