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Muster In: Organized at Camp William Penn, Philadelphia, Pa., August 23 to September 10, 1864.1
Muster Out: Mustered out October 20, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Lieutenant Colonel James Givin
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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: First Brigade | Third Division | X Corps | Army of the James | Union Army (September ??-October 13, 1864)

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  • Note: Ordered to City Point, Va., September [??], 1864.7 On what specific day did the 127th USCT reach City Point, and on what day did it join the brigade it was assigned to?

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

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel James Givin (October 31, 1864)9
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  • Note: The 127th United States Colored Troops does not appear to have taken part in the Battle of Fair Oaks and Darbytown Road on October 27-28, 1864, as it does not appear in a return of casualties for its brigade during that time.10

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Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles11:

  • Ordered to City Point, Va., September [??], 1864.
  • Siege operations against Petersburg and Richmond, Va., September, 1864, to April, 1865.
  • Chaffin’s Farm, New Market Heights, September 29-30.
  • Fort Harrison September 29.
  • Darbytown Road October 13.
  • Battle of Fair Oaks October 27-28.
  • Duty in trenches north of the James River before Richmond until March, 1865.
  • 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.

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. 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”
    11. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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