Number 99. Siege of Petersburg Report of Lieutenant Colonel Walter G. Morrill, Twentieth Maine Infantry, of operations March 25

   

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No. 99. Report of Lieutenant Colonel Walter G. Morrill, Twentieth Maine Infantry, of operations March 25.1

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH MAINE VOLUNTEERS,
March 28, 1865.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report that this regiment left camp about 7 o’clock Saturday a.m., March 25, 1865, and proceeded toward the right of the army, remaining there until noon. From thence proceeded

toward the left near Hatcher’s Run, acting as support to the Second Corps in their advance. Remained upon the field in their support during the engagement, then proceeded to camp, which was reached about 11 p.m. Lost one man, slightly wounded.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WALTER G. MORRILL,
Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Twentieth Maine Volunteers.

Captain E. S. FARNSWORTH,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Third 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), pages 273-274

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