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Muster In: Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in September 1, 1862.1
Muster Out: Mustered out June 22, 1865.2

Commander(s):
Colonel William W. Henry
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Colonel George B. Damon
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Commander 3
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First Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army3,4

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

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

  • Commander: Colonel William W. Henry (July 31, 1864)12
  • Unit Strength:
  • Weapons:
  • Note: The Third Division, Sixth Corps moved to City Point, Va. and embarked for Washington, D.C. on July 6, 1864.  The First 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: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army18

  • Commander: Captain George B. Damon (December 31, 1864)19
  • Unit Strength: 422 officers and men PFD (December 31, 1864)20
  • Weapons:
  • Note: This unit moved to the Siege of Petersburg from December 3-6, 1864.21

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

  • Commander: Captain (Lieutenant Colonel) George B. Damon (January & February 1865)24
  • Unit Strength:
    • 454 officers and men PFD (January 31, 1865)25
    • 468 officers and men PFD (February 28, 1865)26
  • Weapons:

Ninth Offensive Order of Battle: First Brigade | Third Division | VI Corps | Army of the Potomac | Union Army27,28

  • Commander: Colonel George B. Damon (at least March 25 & 31, 1865).29,30
  • Unit Strength: 475 officers and men PFD (March 31 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 6.
  • Moved to Baltimore, Md., July 6-8.
  • …away…
  • Moved to Washington, D.C., thence to Petersburg, Va., December 3-6.
  • 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 capture of Petersburg April 2.
  • Sayler’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); 10th Vermont Entry, Page 67; 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. 72. (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); 10th Vermont Entry, Page 67; 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 551
  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 204
  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. 65. (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 744: “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. 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. 65. (Hat tip to Tom Ledoux at Vermont in the Civil War for this information.)
  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. 65. (Hat tip to Tom Ledoux at Vermont in the Civil War for this information.)
  27. 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 572: “Organization of the Union Forces” (March 31, 1865)
  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 588: “Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865”
  29. Terrill, J. N. Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers. New Brunswick, MJ: Daily Home News Press, 1884 (2nd ed.), pages 114-115: “The order forward was given, and the first assault was made by the 10th and 14th, under command of Colonel George B. Davison, of the 10th Vermont.”
  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 572: “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. 65. (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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