Number 179. Petersburg Campaign Report of Captain Henry M. Jennings, Ninety-fifth New York Infantry, of operations December 7-10

   

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in Part 1 (Serial Number 87)

No. 179. Report of Captain Henry M. Jennings, Ninety-fifth New York Infantry, of operations December 7-10.1

HDQRS. NINETY-FIFTH Regiment NEW YORK STATE VOLS.,
December 14, 1864.

CAPTAIN: In compliance with circular of December 13, 1864, form Third Brigade headquarters, I have the honor to report the part taken by the Ninety-fifth Regiment in the large move on the Weldon railroad, as follows:

The regiment moved from camp at daylight on the morning of the 7th instant and bivouacked near Sussex Court-House. Resumed our march at 3 p. m., 8th instant, and encountered the enemy’s cavalry about 12 m. Also participated in the destruction of the Welson railroad from the 8th to the 10th instant.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. M. JENNINGS,

Captain, Commanding Regiment.

Captain J. HARRISON LAMBDIN,

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 529

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