Number 150. Appomattox Report of Bvt. Major William A. Harn, Third Battery New York Light Artillery

   

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No. 150. Report of Bvt. Major William A. Harn, Third Battery New York Light Artillery.1

CAMP IN THE FIELD, VA.,
April 10, 1865.

Report of Third New York Independent Battery:

Pursuant to orders from artillery headquarters, Sixth Corps, the battery broke camp at Fort Urmston on Sunday, the 2nd of April, 1865, at 3 a.m., and reported to General Getty, commanding Second Division, Sixth Corps. Took position with the battery in the enemy’s works, and commenced firing; silenced one of the enemy’s batteries; then went in pursuit of them, and fought them at intervals till 3 p.m.

Two men of the battery wounded-Privates James McCune, left hand; Louis Adam lost his right arm. One horse killed. Ammunition expended: 250 solid shots, 240 case-shots, 35 shells, and ride 17 rounds of ammunition captured from the enemy.

W. A. HARN,
Brevet Major, Commanding Battery.

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. 1013

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