Number 11. Appomattox Report of Captain Richard G. Lay, Third U. S. Infantry, commanding Headquarters Guard

   

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No. 11. Report of Captain Richard G. Lay, Third U. S. Infantry, commanding Headquarters Guard.1

HEADQUARTERS THIRD U. S. INFANTRY,
Camp near Headquarters Army of the Potomac, Virginia,
April 15, 1865.

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that this regiment left camp near Paker’s Station, Va., on the 29th day of March, as guard for headquarters Army of the Potomac, and continued to perform said duty to 9th day of April, 1865, inclusive.

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

R. G. LAY,
Captain, Third U. S. Infantry, Commanding Regiment.

Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES,
Asst. Adjt. General, Headquarters Army of the Potomac.

Source:

  1. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), p. 640

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