December 14, 1864
Maj. Gen. Edward O. C. Ord, USA, is in temporary command of the Army of the James, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.
Grimes’ Division, Second Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, departs the Shenandoah Valley en route to the Siege of Petersburg.
Note: All “Today In The Petersburg Campaign” blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco’s Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- “A Medal of Honor Winner’s Solo Charge”: The 88th Pennsylvania and the Applejack Raid, Dec. 7-14, 1864
- LT: December 14, 1864 Samuel K. Miller
- LT: December 14, 1864 Robert E. Lee
- LT: December 14, 1864 Theodore Lyman
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