|June 8||Organized at Hanover Junction, Virginia, under by the merger of Lt. Colonel McClellan’s 4th Florida Battalion with two companies of the Second Florida Battalion under Captains Robinson and Ochus and an independent Florida company under Captain Cullen.
The regiment’s officers were:
Colonel Theodore W. Brevard, Lieutenant Colonel J.F. McClellan and Major John Henry Gee.
Company A, Captain John M. Erwin
The regiment was assigned to Finnegan’s Florida Brigade of Anderson’s Division of the Third Corps.
|June 18||Marched to Chaffin’s Bluff, arriving at 2 a.m.|
|June 19||Continued march at dawn for Petersburg, arriving around midnight|
|June 22||Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road|
|July 30||Major General William Mahone was given permanent command of Anderson’s former division.|
The brigade unsuccessfully assaulted a Federal position along the Weldon railroad. Lieutenant Mays Brevard, brother of Colonel Brevard, was killed at the Yankee breastworks.
Captain Gabriel J. Floyd was killed on the 5th.
|April 2||With the death of A.P. Hill the Third Corps survivors reported to General Longstreet.|
|April 3||Left Petersburg in the early morning.|
|April 4||Crossed the Appomattox at Goode’s Bridge.|
|April 5||Arrived at Amelia Court House. Left for Farmville, marching all night.|
Battle of Saylor’s Creek
Arrived at Sayler’s Creek. The Fifth, Eighth and Eleventh Florida were detached to guard a crossroad at Marshall’s Corner. Most of the men of these regiments were captured.
The regiment surrendered 4 officers and 19 men.