OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #6: Excerpt from Report of Captain John E. Burton, 11th NY Btty, of casualties, June 17-24, 1864

May 21, 2021 Part 1 (Serial Number 80) (Broadfoot Supplement)

OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #6: Excerpt from Report of Captain John E. Burton, 11th NY Btty, of casualties, June 17-24, 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 […]

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CIR: 5-P-17 Harris’ Brigade August 30, 1864

May 20, 2021 Confederate Inspection Reports

Confederate Inspection Report: Harris’ Brigade, Mahone’s Division, Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia1 August 30, 1864 The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia produced inspection reports at approximately monthly intervals late in the Civil War.  Luckily, many of these reports have been preserved and are available on microfilm from the National Archives and Records Association. I […]

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LT: June 23, 1864 Clement E. Warner (36th Wisconsin)

May 19, 2021 Warner Clement E.

HOME 2 miles South of Petersburg Va June 23, 1864 Dear Frank, [sister Frances] Yours of the 13 [June 13, 1864] is just received. I am sitting on the ground behind our breast works about 20 rods from the Rebs.1 I want to scold you, 1st for worrying about me & 2nd for believing anything […]

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OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #5: Report of Captain Edwin B. Dow, 6th ME Btty, June 13-30, 1864

May 14, 2021 Part 1 (Serial Number 80) (Broadfoot Supplement)

OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #5: Report of Captain Edwin B. Dow, 6th ME Btty, June 13-30, 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 […]

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CIR: 4-P-17 Mahone’s Brigade August 15, 1864

May 13, 2021 Confederate Inspection Reports

Confederate Inspection Report: Mahone’s (later Weisiger’s) Brigade, Mahone’s Division, Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia1 August 15, 1864 The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia produced inspection reports at approximately monthly intervals late in the Civil War.  Luckily, many of these reports have been preserved and are available on microfilm from the National Archives and Records […]

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36th WI: The Letters of Colonel Clement Edson Warner While Serving in the Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin…

May 12, 2021 Wisconsin Regimental Histories

Unit: 36th Wisconsin Unit Affiliation: (1), 2, II Title: The Letters of Colonel Clement Edson Warner While Serving in the Thirty-Sixth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment During the American Civil War, 1864-1865 Author: Colonel Clement E. Warner and Elizabeth Marshall Warner (editor) SOPO’s Take: This is an OUTSTANDING self-published look at Colonel Clement E. Warner of […]

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ORN Series 1, Vol. X: Report of Lieutenant Charles W. Hays, CSS Nansemond, June 21, 1864

May 9, 2021 Naval Volume X

[Engagement of Federal fleet with Confederate ironclads and shore batteries at Howlett’s, June 21, 1864.] Report of Lieutenant [Charles W.] Hays, C. S. Navy, commanding C. S. S. Nansemond. C. S. S. Nansemond, James River, June 22, 1864. Sir: In compliance with your general order of the 21st instant this vessel weighed anchor at 1 p. m. and proceeded in […]

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OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #4: Report of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Allcock, 4th NYHA, June 13-30, 1864

May 7, 2021 Part 1 (Serial Number 80) (Broadfoot Supplement)

OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #4: Report of Lieutenant Colonel Thomas R. Allcock, 4th NYHA, June 13-30, 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 […]

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CIR: 3-P-17 Wright’s Brigade August 12, 1864

May 6, 2021 Confederate Inspection Reports

Confederate Inspection Report: Wright’s Brigade, Mahone’s Division, Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia1 August 12, 1864 The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia produced inspection reports at approximately monthly intervals late in the Civil War.  Luckily, many of these reports have been preserved and are available on microfilm from the National Archives and Records Association. I […]

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ORN Series 1, Vol. X: Report of Lieutenant Mortimer M. Benton, CSS Roanoke, June 21, 1864

May 5, 2021 Naval Volume X

[Engagement of Federal fleet with Confederate ironclads and shore batteries at Howlett’s, June 21, 1864.] Report of Lieutenant Benton, C. S. Navy, commanding C. S. S. Roanoke. C. S. S. Roanoke, June 22, 1864. Sir: I have the honor to report that yesterday at 12:50 p. m. I commenced firing at the enemy in the lower part of […]

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