January 11, 1865
Confederate guerrillas attack foraging expedition from First Division, Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac one fourth of a mile south of Warwick Swamp on the Jerusalem Plank Road.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- 150 Years Ago Today: Skirmish Near Warwick Swamp: January 11, 1865
- EXCERPT: Skirmish Near Warwick Swamp, January 11, 1865 (History of the 189th NY)
- LT: January 11, 1865 George McEwen (AAG 2nd Div., 24th Corps)
- MAP: Skirmish Near Warwick Swamp: January 11, 1865
- NP: January 27, 1865 The Roman Citizen (Rome, NY): 15th NY Eng Letter, January 19, 1865
- NP: September 27, 1964 Petersburg Progress-Index: Siege Centennial, Part 29: When Endurance Was Heroic
- OR XLVI P1 #4: Itineraries of the Army of the Potomac, Sheridan’s Cavalry Command, and the Army of the James, January-April 1865
- OR XLVI P1 #9: Reports of Bvt. Brigadier General Henry L. Abbot, 1st CT HA, commanding Siege Train, Jan 1-Mar 31, 1865