Number 103. Siege of Petersburg Report of Lieutenant Colonel Eli G. Sellers, Ninety-first Pennsylvania Infantry, of operations March 25

   

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No. 103. Report of Lieutenant Colonel Eli G. Sellers, Ninety-first Pennsylvania Infantry, of operations March 25.1

HDQRS. NINETY-FIRST PENNSYLVANIA VETERAN VOLS.,
March 28, 1865.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report the following operations of my command on the 25th instant:

Moved from camp about 6.30 a.m.; halted at brigade headquarters and awaited orders. Marched to the right along the railroad about two miles and halted. About 12 m. moved to the support of the Second Corps;

lay in reserve outside of breast-works; moved into breast-works about 3 p.m. About 5 p.m. moved out in front of breast-works and formed on the right of second line of battle, in rear of One hundred and fifty-fifth Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers, while the Second Corps was engaged. About 9 a.m. returned to camp.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ELI G. SELLERS,
Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

Captain E. 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), pages 275-276

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