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Muster In: Organized at Covington, Ky., July 18 to September 27, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out August 10, 1867.2

Commander(s):
Colonel Lewis G. Brown
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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 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 Lewis G. Brown (October 31, 1864)9
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle:

Provisional Brigade | Third Division | XVIII Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (November 1-December 3, 1864)10

First Brigade | Second Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (December 3-31, 1864)11

  • Commander: Colonel Lewis G. Brown (December 31, 1864)12
  • 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:

First Brigade | Second Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (January 1-?, 1865) (need source)

Second Brigade | First Division | XXV Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (January ?-February 28, 1865)13,14

  • Commander: Colonel Lewis G. Brown (January 31 & February 28, 1865)15,16
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: At some point after December 31, 1865, the 117th USCT transferred from 1/2/XXV/AotJ to 2/1/XXV/AotJ.  More research is needed.

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle:

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

  • Ordered to Baltimore, Md., thence to City Point, Va., October 21.
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond until March, 1865.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Hatcher’s Run March 29-31.
  • Fall of Petersburg April 2.

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. 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)
      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 XLVI, Part 2 (Serial Number 96), page 336: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
      14. 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)
      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 336: “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. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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