Number 96. Siege of Petersburg Report of Bvt. Brigadier General Edgar M. Gregory, Ninety-first Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, of operations March 25

   

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No. 96. Report of Bvt. Brigadier General Edgar M. Gregory, Ninety-first Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, of operations March 25.1

HDQRS. SECOND BRIGADE, FIRST DIVISION, FIFTH CORPS,
March 28, 1865.

CAPTAIN: According to instructions received from headquarters, on the morning of the 25th I moved my brigade to the defenses at Hatcher’s Run and occupied the same, my lines extending from the extreme left of the works to the Second Corps; we so occupied the works until 8 p.m., when one brigade of the Second Corps being removed, we extended our lines so as to fill up the interval. Nothing of importance transpired, and the enemy did not make their appearance. We occupied the defenses until about 11 a.m. of the 26th instant, when we moved back to our camp, according to instructions from headquarters.

Very respectfully,

E. M. GREGORY,
Brevet Brigadier-General.

Captain WILLIAM FOWLER,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, First Brigade.

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 270

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