Number 308. Petersburg Campaign Report of Lieutenant Henry Y. Wildey, Battery E, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery, of operations October 7

   

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in Part 1 (Serial Number 87)

No. 308. Report of Lieutenant Henry Y. Wildey, Battery E, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery, of operations October 7.1

HDQRS. BATTERY E, FIRST PENNSYLVANIA ARTILLERY,
Chaffin’s Farm, Va., October 9, 1864.

SIR: I have the honor to make the following report in compliance with circular from your headquarters dated October 8, 1864:

I replied to the enemy’s batteries that opened on our lines on the 7th instant, firing fifteen rounds. One horse was killed in my caisson camp; he was buried the same day.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

HENRY Y. WILDEY,
First Lieutenant, First Pennsylvania Artillery, Commanding Battery E.

Lieutenant O. S. DEWEY,
Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery Brigade, Tenth Army Corps.

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 787

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