BEARSS MAP: The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 15: September 30, 1864 Noon to Repulse of Field’s Attack

June 25, 2015 The Battle of Fort Harrison

1 *** Download The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 15: September 30, 1864, Noon to Repulse of Field’s Attack (Note: Large detailed scans of this battle are not yet available.  Richmond National Battlefield plans to scan them into large files eventually, but for now, these images are as large as it gets.) *** Source:  Ed Bearss […]

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BEARSS MAP: The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 14: September 30, 1864 Midnight to Noon

June 24, 2015 The Battle of Fort Harrison

1 *** Download The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 13: September 30, 1864, Midnight to Noon (Note: Large detailed scans of this battle are not yet available.  Richmond National Battlefield plans to scan them into large files eventually, but for now, these images are as large as it gets.) *** Source:  Ed Bearss Petersburg Troop Movement Map, Manuscript […]

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LT: May 7, 1864 Elias S. Peck

June 23, 2015 Peck Elias S.

Editor’s Note: I would like to thank Chris Peck, the great grandson of Elias Peck, for granting me written permission to publish his ancestor’s letter.  This letter is owned by Chris Peck and may not be reproduced without his written permission.  All rights reserved.  Chris is also the transcriber of this article.  I added some […]

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LT: June 20, 1864 Linus Clark (117th New York)

June 20, 2015 Soldier Studies Collection

Editor’s Note: The Soldier Studies web site (http://www.soldierstudies.org) collects and publishes letters written during the Civil War. Owner/editor Chris Wehner was kind enough to grant me written permission to publish a selection of letters from his site which focus on the Siege of Petersburg.  Look for letters to appear here during the 150th anniversary of the Siege of […]

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QUINER Vol. 10: 7th and 36th Wisconsin at the 2nd Battle of Petersburg, June 18, 1864

June 18, 2015 Unpublished Materials

The Seventh and Thirty-Sixth Regiments—Interesting Details. The Madison Journal has correspondence from the 7th and 36th Regiments, actively engaged before Petersburg, containing some interesting incidents we have not seen elsewhere referred to. Lt. Col. Mark Finnicum, in command of the veteran 7th, writes officially to Gov. Lewis, detailing the part taken by that regiment in […]

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LT: June 17, 1864 Benjamin Wright (10th Connecticut)

June 17, 2015 Soldier Studies Collection

Editor’s Note: The Soldier Studies web site (http://www.soldierstudies.org) collects and published letters written during the Civil War. Owner/editor Chris Wehner was kind enough to grant me written permission to publish a selection of letters from his site which focus on the Siege of Petersburg.  Look for letters to appear here during the 150th anniversary of the Siege of […]

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NP: March 18, 1874 Our Living and Our Dead (New Bern, NC): Clingman’s Official Report on Petersburg, June 16-18, 1864

June 16, 2015 Postwar Newspapers

Editor’s Note: This article was transcribed by Brett Schulte. Gen. Clingman’s Report of the Battles in Front of Petersburg on the 16th, 17th and 18th of June. HD. QRS. CLINGMAN’S BRIGADE, IN THE TRENCHES, JULY 14, 1864. MAJOR:—In compliance with the order of the Major General commanding [Robert Hoke] to make a report of the […]

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BEARSS MAP: The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 13: September 29, 1864 5:30 to 9 pm

June 15, 2015 The Battle of Fort Harrison

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BEARSS MAP: The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 12: September 29, 1864 Noon to 5:30 pm

June 14, 2015 The Battle of Fort Harrison

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BEARSS MAP: The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 11: September 29, 1864 7:30 am to Noon

June 13, 2015 The Battle of Fort Harrison

1 *** Download The Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, Map 11: September 29, 1864, 7:30 am to Noon (Note: Large detailed scans of this battle are not yet available.  Richmond National Battlefield plans to scan them into large files eventually, but for now, these images are as large as it gets.) *** Source:  Ed Bearss Petersburg Troop […]

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