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1863
June Organized¬†six companies for the defense of Richmond under the command of Majors Martin W. Curlin and R. D. Minor. Members were from employes of the of the Navy Yard, Naval Ordnance Works, Rockett’s Navy Yard, and the Richmond & Danville Railroad.
July The battalion mustered around 300 men and was assigned to General G.W.C. Lee’s ¬†Brigade, Department of Richmond.
1864
1865
April 6
Battle of Sayler’s Creek

Most of the battalion was captured.