Number 60. Siege of Petersburg Report of Captain Charles H. Dygert, One hundred and fifty-second New York Infantry, of operations February 5-11

   

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No. 60. Report of Captain Charles H. Dygert, One hundred and fifty-second New York Infantry, of operations February 5-11.1

HEADQUARTERS 152nd NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS,
February 12, 1865

I have the honor to report that this regiment broke camp on the morning of the 5th instant, in accordance with orders, headquarters First Brigade, 4th instant, proceeding without interruption to a position near Hatcher’s Run, and there threw up a line of works, which we occupied until the early morning of the 11th instant, and then, according to orders, fell back to the position now occupied, without any casualties occurring during the time above specified.

Very respectfully,

C. H. DYGERT,
Captain, Commanding Regiment.

Captain WILL GILDER,
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 219

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