Number 38. Siege of Petersburg Report of Major Jacob Scheu, Seventh New York Infantry, of operations March 25

   

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No. 38. Report of Major Jacob Scheu, Seventh New York Infantry, of operations March 25.1

HDQRS. SEVENTH Regiment NEW YORK VOL. INFANTRY,
March 26, 1865

CAPTAIN: In accordance with circular of to-day, I have the honor to report:

About 8 a.m. this regiment was ordered to fall in; tents were struck, and the regiment was under arms in full marching order at the breast-works till 12 m., when the regiment marched off, under orders directly from brigade headquarters; took part in all the movements which the brigade was ordered to. At 1 a.m. [26th] reached the old camping-ground.

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

JACOB SCHEU,
Major, Commanding Seventh Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry.

Captain E. J. HUESTON,
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 204

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