Number 69. Petersburg Campaign Report of Colonel James P. McIvor, One Hundred and Seventieth New York Infantry

   

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in Part 1 (Serial Number 80)

No. 69. Report of Colonel James P. McIvor, One hundred and seventieth New York Infantry.+1

FIFTH EPOCH.

Arriving before Petersburg, June 15, an active part was taken by this regiment in the engagements of the 16th, 17th, 18th, and 22d. The

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+ For portion of report (here omitted) covering operations from May 4 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p.464.

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statement inclosed will show how well and faithfully its duties were performed, the losses in killed, wounded, and missing being 140.

July 27, the regiment participated in the engagement at Deep Bottom, on the James River, where they did picket duty, engaging the enemy with a loss of 1 man wounded on our side.

On our arrival before Petersburg, July 30, the regiment was on the reserve.

J. P. McIVOR,

Colonel, Commanding Regiment.

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 380-381

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