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Editor’s Note: The index below lists out the contents of Volume 6 of the Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts which are relevant to the Petersburg Campaign.  Links to posts of the actual articles appear below above the index.  Look for these articles to gradually appear at the Siege of Petersburg Online.

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Volume 6 Table of Contents (Only Petersburg Campaign and Appomattox Campaign Items Are Mentioned):

VII. Operations of the Fifth Corps on the Left, March 29 to Nightfall March 31, 1865: Gravelly Run…..209

By Captain Charles H. Porter

VIII. The Fifth Corps at the Battle of Five Forks…..235

By Captain Charles H. Porter

IX. The Five Forks Campaign…..257

By Brevet Lieutenant-Colonel William W. Swan

X. The Storming of the Lines of Petersburg by the Sixth Corps, April 2, 1865…..409

By Brevet Brigadier-General Hazard Stevens

XI. The Battle of Sailor’s Creek…..437

By Brevet Brigadier-General Hazard Stevens

XII. The Generalship of the Appomattox Campaign…..449

By Colonel Thomas L. Livermore

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ABBREVIATIONS USED IN REFERENCES IN VOLUME 6 OF THE PAPERS OF THE MILITARY HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MASSACHUSETTS

Badeau: Badeau’s Military History of General Grant .

C. W.: Reports of Committee on the Condnct of the War.

Grant’s Memoirs: Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant.

M. H. S. M. Or M. E. M.: Papers of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts.

N. & L.: Numbers and Losses in the Civil War in America, 1861-1865, by Thomas L. Livermore.

Pond’s S. V.: The Shenandoah Valley, by George A. Pond.

So. Hist. Soc.: Papers of the Southern Historical Society.

Va. Camp.: The Virginia Campaign of 1864 and 1865, by Andrew A. Humphreys.

Walker or Walker 2d Corps: History of the Second Army Corps in the Army of the Potomac, by Francis A. Walker.

W. R.: The War of the Rebellion, Official Records, cited by ” serial numbers.”


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