Number 100. Siege of Petersburg Report of Lieutenant Colonel James A. Cunningham, Thirty-second Massachusetts Infantry, of operations March 25

   

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No. 100. Report of Lieutenant Colonel James A. Cunningham, Thirty-second Massachusetts Infantry, of operations March 25.1

HDQRS. THIRTY-SECOND MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS,
March 28, 1865.

CAPTAIN: In compliance with circular from Third Brigade headquarters relating to the operations of this command on the 25th instant, I have the honor to make the following report:

In obedience to orders received, the command was put under arms at 7 a.m. and repaired to brigade headquarters; then marched, in company with brigade, about one mile down the railroad; remained there three hours, and returned. Marched to the front to support the Second Corps, but was not actively engaged, and no casualties occurred in the command, which was in the second line of battle.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAS. A. CUNNINGHAM,
Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Regiment.

Captain EZRA S. FARNSWORTH,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

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), page 274

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