Number 47. Petersburg Campaign Report of Lieutenant Colonel William Glenny, Sixty-Fourth New York Infantry

   

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in Part 1 (Serial Number 80)

No. 47. Report of Lieutenant Colonel William Glenny, Sixty-fourth New York Infantry.1

HEADQUARTERS SIXTY-FOURTH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS, August 9, 1864.

SIR: *

FIFTH EPOCH.

We crossed the James River on the 14th [June], and on the 15th marched toward Petersburg, Va., and were in the engagements of the

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* For portion of report (here omitted) covering operations from May 3 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p. 419.

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16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22d, and remained on the front line until the 13th [July], when the corps was relieved and placed in reserve. Were in the operations at Deep Bottom, on the James River, to July 30, 1864.

WILLIAM GLENNY,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Regiment.

Lieutenant J. W. MUFFLY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Fourth Brigade.

Source:

  1. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), pages 355-356

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