|May 28||Organized at Hanover Junction, Virginia, by the merger of the 6th Florida Battalion and three independent companies.
The regiment’s officers were:
Colonel John M. Martin, Lieutenant Colonel John W. Pearson and Major Pickens Bird.
Company A, Captain Enos. A. Davis
The regiment was assigned to Finnegan’s Florida Brigade of Anderson’s Division of the Third Corps.
With the 8th Florida, counterattacked Federals who had driven back Breckinridge’s Division and restored the line. Lieutenant Colonel Pearson and Major Bird were mortally wounded
|June 5||Major Bird died in Howard Grove Hospital in Richmond.|
|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|
|June 28||Battle of Reams Station|
|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.
|September 30||Lt. Colonel Pearson died of his Cold Harbor wound at Augusta, Georgia.|
|Robert B. Thomas was appointed acting colonel|
|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.|
|April 6||Arrived at Sayler’s Creek.|
The regiment surrendered 15 officers and 108 men.