November 28, 1864
Federal scout toward Stony Creek Station, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.
Maj. Gen. Winfield S. Hancock, USA, is assigned to the command of a new veteran volunteer army corps (to be organized), the Richmond, VA, Campaign.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- 150 Years Ago Today: Scout Toward Stony Creek Station: November 28, 1864
- LT: November 28, 1864 “J. W. A.” (50th NY Engineers)
- LT: November 28, 1864 Theodore Lyman
- MAP: Scout Toward Stony Creek Station: November 28, 1864
- NP: December 8, 1864 Windham County Transcript: Letter from Grant’s Army, 1st CT Heavy Artillery
- NP: December 23, 1864 The Bedford Inquirer: 110th PA, Thanksgiving at Fort Sedgwick, November, 1864
- NP: August 11, 1902 New Orleans Times-Picayune: Donaldsonville Cannoniers at the Siege of Petersburg, Part 9
- OR XLII P1 #6: Itinerary of the Army of the Potomac and Army of the James, August 1-December 31, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #241: Report of Colonel Michael Kerwin, 13th PA Cav, November 28, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #362: Reports of Major General Bushrod R. Johnson, commanding Johnson/DNCSV, Aug 2-Dec 31, 1864