January 26, 1865
Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant leaves his City Point Headquarters at the Siege of Petersburg to sail down to the Cape Fear River via Hampton Roads.
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.
Copyright © 1993, 1994 by Ronald A. Mosocco
Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- LT: January 26, 1865 Samuel K. Miller
- ORN XI: Report of Commander Parker, U. S. Navy, regarding complaints of his conduct made by Lieutenant-General Grant, U. S. Army
- ORN XI: Abstract log of the U. S. S. Eutaw, Lieutenant-Commander H. C. Blake, U. S. Navy
- ORN XI: Abstract log of the U. S. S. Hunchback, Lieutenant Joseph P. Fyffe, U. S. Navy
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