OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #48: Report of Lieutenant Colonel John W. McGill, 18th NC, June 2-July 18, 1864

March 11, 2022 Part 1 (Serial Number 80) (Broadfoot Supplement)

OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #48: Report of Lieutenant Colonel John W. McGill, 18th NC, June 2-July 18, 18641 SOPO Editor’s Note: The Broadfoot Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies is rare and not sold in single volumes.  As a courtesy to researchers, I’m making available summaries of the reports […]

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UPR: Report of LtCol John W. McGill, 18th North Carolina, Lane’s Brigade, of operations May 6-July 28, 1864

March 7, 2022 Unpublished Reports Volume XL

Editor’s Note: Brett Schulte recently noticed this report transcribed online among the James H. Lane Papers at the Auburn University Archives web site.  Permission was asked for and granted by Auburn University Libraries, Department of Special Collections & University Archives to reproduce these transcriptions here at The Siege of Petersburg Online.  These transcriptions are copyrighted by Auburn University Libraries, Department […]

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OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #47: Postwar Account of Brigadier General Nathaniel H. Harris, commanding Harris/Mahone/Third/ANV, June 18-August 21, 1864

March 4, 2022 Part 1 (Serial Number 80) (Broadfoot Supplement)

OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #47: Postwar Account of Brigadier General Nathaniel H. Harris, commanding Harris/Mahone/Third/ANV, June 18-August 21, 18641 SOPO Editor’s Note: The Broadfoot Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies is rare and not sold in single volumes.  As a courtesy to researchers, I’m making available summaries of the […]

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ITINERARY: 48th North Carolina

March 2, 2022 Itineraries

Siege of Petersburg Itinerary: 48th North Carolina Unit Affiliations: (Cooke), Heth, Third, Army of Northern Virginia   Note: On June 12, 1864, the regiment was in the trenches on the Cold Harbor battlefield.   June 1864   June 12, 1864: From the Journal of Colonel Samuel H. Walkup, commanding 48th NC: “Sunday. Cool night, quiet morning, […]

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UPR: Report of Major Jackson L. Bost, 37th North Carolina, Lane’s Brigade, of operations May 12-July 27, 1864

February 28, 2022 Unpublished Reports Volume XL

Editor’s Note: Brett Schulte recently noticed this report transcribed online among the James H. Lane Papers at the Auburn University Archives web site.  Permission was asked for and granted by Auburn University Libraries, Department of Special Collections & University Archives to reproduce these transcriptions here at The Siege of Petersburg Online.  These transcriptions are copyrighted by Auburn University Libraries, Department […]

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OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #46: Report of Colonel Dennis D. Ferebee, 4th NC Cav, June 10-15, 1864

February 25, 2022 Part 1 (Serial Number 80) (Broadfoot Supplement)

OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #46: Report of Colonel Dennis D. Ferebee, 4th NC Cav, June 10-15, 18641 SOPO Editor’s Note: The Broadfoot Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies is rare and not sold in single volumes.  As a courtesy to researchers, I’m making available summaries of the reports contained […]

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48th NC: Writings of a Rebel Colonel: The Civil War Diary and Letters of Samuel Walkup, 48th North Carolina

February 23, 2022 North Carolina Regimental Histories

Unit: 48th North Carolina Unit Affiliation: (Cooke), Heth, Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia Title: Writings of a Rebel Colonel: The Civil War Diary and Letters of Samuel Walkup, 48th North Carolina Author: Kemp Burpeau, Editor SOPO’s Take: Samuel H. Walkup was a Presbyterian, Whig, descendant of Revolutionary War veterans, a voracious reader, a lawyer, […]

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NP: July 14, 1864 Macon Daily Telegraph: Dearing’s Brigade at the Battle of Blacks and Whites, June 23, 1864

February 18, 2022 July 1864

Defeat of Wilson’s Raiders. CAMP, SIXTY-SECOND GEORGIA REGIMENT, CAVALRY, NEAR PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA, July 2, 1864. DEAR TELEGRAPH: I have just returned from an eight days’ trip “up the country,” after the Yankee raiding party under [Brigadier] General [James H.] Wilson, and as I have not written you any account of the movements of the Sixty-second […]

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OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #45: Newspaper Account of the 62nd GA Cav, June 21-30, 1864

February 18, 2022 Part 1 (Serial Number 80) (Broadfoot Supplement)

OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #45: Newspaper Account of the 62nd GA Cav, June 21-30, 18641 SOPO Editor’s Note: The Broadfoot Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies is rare and not sold in single volumes.  As a courtesy to researchers, I’m making available summaries of the reports contained in this […]

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ITINERARY: 85th Pennsylvania

February 16, 2022 Itineraries

Siege of Petersburg Itinerary: 85th Pennsylvania Unit Affiliations: (1), 1, X, Army of the James (1), 1, XXIV, Army of the James (while attached to 199th PA) Provost Guard, 1, XXIV, Army of the James   Note: At the start of June 1864, the regiment was in the Bermuda Hundred trenches near Ware Bottom Church. June […]

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