Number 225. Petersburg Campaign Report of Lieutenant Peter L. Moore, Twenty-seventh New York Battery, of operations August 1-October 27

   

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in Part 1 (Serial Number 87)

Numbers 225. Report of Lieutenant Peter L. Moore, Twenty-seventh New York Battery, of operations August 1-October 27.1

HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-SEVENTH NEW YORK BATTERY, November 6, 1864.

LIEUTENANT: I have the honor to report, in accordance with your order of 5th of November, 1864, the operations of this battery have been as follows:

August 1, battery in position front of First Division headquarters, Ninth Army Corps, near Cemetery Hill. August 15, moved and occupied Fort Warren. August 22, moved and occupied Fort Tilton. August 31, moved and occupied fort near Gurley house. September 12, moved and occupied Fort McMahon. September 27, moved and occupied Fort Alexander Hays. October 13, moved and occupied two forts in rear line. October 18, moved and occupied Fort Fisher. October 27, received one additional section of artillery and occupied Fort Sampson.

I am, lieutenant, with respect, your obedient servant,
P. L. MOORE,

First Lieutenant Twenty-seventh New York Battery, Commanding.

Lieutenant THOMAS HEASLEY,

Acting 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 602

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