Number 129. Petersburg Campaign Report of Colonel Horatio G. Sickel, One hundred and ninety-eighth Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of operations September 30 and October 27

   

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in Part 1 (Serial Number 87)

Numbers 129. Report of Colonel Horatio G. Sickel, One hundred and ninety-eighth Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of operations September 30 and October 27.1

HDQRS. 198TH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS,
November 9, 1864.

CAPTAIN: Agreeably to the requirements of General Orders, Numbers 55, headquarters Fifth Army Corps, dated November 8, 1864, I have the honor to report that this regiment was held in readiness on the field and participated as follows: Battle Numbers 37, Peeble’s farm, September 30, 1864, held in readiness under the command of Lieutenant Colonel J. B. Murray, the brigade on both these occasions (consisting of this regiment and the One hundred and eighty-fifth New York Volunteers) being commanded by me.

I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,

H. G. SICKEL,

Colonel, Commanding 198th Pennsylvania volunteers.

Captain JOHN E. PARSONS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Source:

  1. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 462

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