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Regiments That Served Here
UPON THESE FIELDS
What follows is a listing of units that fought at Petersburg during the siege. This section will be constantly worked on as information already on-hand is being added and as new information comes to us.
Please note that for each regimental entry the brigade, or battalion, the regiment was a part of is in brackets, followed by the division, and then the corps it belonged to. For example: 1st Delaware Infantry - (3)brigade, 2 division, II corps ; 12th Virginia Infantry - (Mahone)brigade, Mahone division, III corps.
Please check the bibliography for this section for in-depth reading selections.
Did You Know?
From the summer of 1862 until the spring of 1863, Confederate Captain Charles Dimmock appealed to slaveholders to hire their enslaved people, and also hired free black laborers to dig the ten-mile defense line around the City of Petersburg. The defenses became known as the Dimmock Line.