OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #11: Report of Lieutenant William E. Van Reed, Btty D 5th US Arty, June 13-July 301
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 set relevant to the Siege of Petersburg.
Summary: This slightly less than one page report by Lieutenant William E. Van Reed covers the movements and actions of Battery D, 5th U. S. Artillery from June 13-19, 1864 and July 30, 1864 using a day-by-day itinerary style. The battery was engaged on June 18, 1864 at the second Battle of Petersburg and also fired at the Confederate works throughout the day on July 30, 1864 during the Battle of the Crater.
Source: Library of Congress, Henry Jackson Hunt Papers
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- Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Part I, Reports, Vol. 7, p. 231 ↩