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Muster In: Organized at St. Albans and mustered in September 16, 1861.1
Muster Out: Mustered out nonveterans October 14, 1864. Regiment June 29, 1965.2

Commander(s):
Colonel John R. Lewis
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Lieutenant Colonel Ronald A. Kennedy
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Major Eugene O. Cole
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Captain Friend H. Barney
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Commander 5
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First Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

Second Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army6,7

Third Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army11

  • Commander: Captain Friend H. Barney (July 31, 1864)12
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The Second Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. on July 9 and embarked for Washington, D.C. on July 10, 1864.  The Second Brigade has no itinerary listed.13,14

Fourth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.15

Fifth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.16

Sixth Offensive Order of Battle:

  • Not present at the Siege of Petersburg.17

Seventh Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army18

  • Commander: Captain Ronald A. Kennedy (December 31, 1864)19
  • Unit Strength: 310 officers and men PFD (December 1, 1864)20
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This unit moved to the Siege of Petersburg from December 9-12, 1864.21

Eighth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army22,23

  • Commander:
    • Captain Ronald A. Kennedy (January 1865)24
    • Major Eugene O. Cole (February 1865)25
  • Unit Strength:
    • 340 officers and men PFD (January 15, 1865)26
    • 403 officers and men PFD (February 16, 1865)27
  • Weapons:

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: Second Brigade | Second Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army28,29

  • Commander: Lieutenant Colonel Ronald A. Kennedy (March 31, 1865)30
  • Unit Strength: 404 officers and men PFD (April 15, 1865)31
  • Weapons:

Dyer’s/Sifakis’ Compendium Info:
Siege of Petersburg Battles32:

  • Before Petersburg June 18-19.
  • Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23.
  • Siege of Petersburg until July 9.
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., July 9-11.
  • …away…
  • Moved to Petersburg, Va., December 9-12.
  • Siege of Petersburg December 13, 1864, to April 2, 1865.
  • Fort Fisher, before Petersburg, March 25, 1865.
  • Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9.
  • Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2.
  • Sailor’s Creek April 6.
  • Appomattox Court House April 9.
  • Surrender of Lee and his army.

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. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 227
    4. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 548
    5. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 5th Vermont Entry, Page 66; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
    6. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), p. 227
    7. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 548
    8. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 2 (Serial Number 81), p. 548
    9. Report of the Adjutant & Inspector General of the State of Vermont, From October 1, 1863, to October 1, 1864 (Walton’s Steam Press: 1864), p. 61. (Hat tip to Tom Ledoux at Vermont in the Civil War for this information.)
    10. Volume 14 (Ordnance Returns for the Second Quarter, April-June, 1864); 5th Vermont Entry, Page 66; Summary Statements of Quarterly Returns of Ordnance and Ordnance Stores on Hand in Regular and Volunteer Army Organizations, 1862-1867, 1870-1876. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1281, Roll 7); Records of the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, 1797-1969, Record Group 156; National Archives Building, Washington, D.C.
    11. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), page 258
    12. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXVII, Part 2 (Serial Number 71), page 550
    13. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XXVII, Part 1 (Serial Number 70), page 272
    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)
    18. 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 1120: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    19. 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 1120: “Organization of the Union Forces” (December 31, 1864)
    20. Report of the Adjutant & Inspector General of the State of Vermont, From Oct. 1, 1864, to Oct. 1, 1865 (Walton’s Steam Printing Establishment: 1865), p. 46. (Hat tip to Tom Ledoux at Vermont in the Civil War for this information.)
    21. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)
    22. 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 330: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    23. 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 743: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
    24. 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 330: “Organization of the Union Forces” (January 31, 1865)
    25. 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 743: “Organization of the Union Forces” (February 28, 1865)
    26. Report of the Adjutant & Inspector General of the State of Vermont, From Oct. 1, 1864, to Oct. 1, 1865 (Walton’s Steam Printing Establishment: 1865), p. 46. (Hat tip to Tom Ledoux at Vermont in the Civil War for this information.)
    27. Report of the Adjutant & Inspector General of the State of Vermont, From Oct. 1, 1864, to Oct. 1, 1865 (Walton’s Steam Printing Establishment: 1865), p. 46. (Hat tip to Tom Ledoux at Vermont in the Civil War for this information.)
    28. 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 571: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
    29. 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 587: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
    30. 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 571: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
    31. Report of the Adjutant & Inspector General of the State of Vermont, From Oct. 1, 1864, to Oct. 1, 1865 (Walton’s Steam Printing Establishment: 1865), p. 46. (Hat tip to Tom Ledoux at Vermont in the Civil War for this information.)
    32. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick H. Dyer (Part 3)

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