November 20, 1864
Brevet Brigadier General James Gwyn is assigned to command Third Brigade, Second Division, Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- LT: November 20, 1864 Delavan Bates (30th United States Colored Troops)
- LT: November 20, 1864 Luke and Charles Ostrye
- LT: November 20, 1864 Luke Ostrye
- NP: November 23, 1864 Richmond Examiner: Texas Brigade in Need of Clothes
- NP: August 11, 1902 New Orleans Times-Picayune: Donaldsonville Cannoniers at the Siege of Petersburg, Part 9
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