Number 299. Petersburg Campaign Report of Captain John W. Falconer, Forty-first U. S. Colored Troops, of operations October 27-28

   

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in Part 1 (Serial Number 87)

No. 299. Report of Captain John W. Falconer, Forty-first U. S. Colored Troops, of operations October 27-28.1

HDQRS. CO. A, FORTY-FIRST Regiment U. S. COLORED TROOPS,
Camp in the Field, near Richmond, October 29, 1864.

SIR: In obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, dated this day, requiring a report from commanders of regiments and detachments of the First Brigade of their operations during the recent demonstration toward Richmond, I have the honor to report as follows:

That my company was detached by order of Colonel Ward to follow the brigade, and had the right of the first line of the brigade until 8 o’clock in the evening, when it became separated from the command until the next morning; we then rejoined it at daybreak. my company was marched to its quarters the evening of the 28th.

My loss was 1 sergeant wounded on the morning of the 27th.

I have the honor to be, your obedient servant,

JNO. W. FALCONER,
Captain Company A, Forty-first U. S. Colored Troops.

Lieutenant J. E. LOCKWOOD,
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 776

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