OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #16: Journal of Brigadier General August V. Kautz, commanding Cav/AotJ, June 13-July 31, 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 set relevant to the Siege of Petersburg.
Summary: This ten-page excerpt from the journal of Brigadier General August V. Kautz is an AMAZING resource for Siege of Petersburg researchers. It is an almost day by day account of what Kautz and his Cavalry Division from the Army of the James were doing. Features of this journal include his division’s movements and actions during the Wilson-Kautz Raid as well as the First Battle of Deep Bottom.
Source: Library of Congress, exact location not noted (If you know the exact location, please CONTACT US. ALL of Kautz’s journal pertaining to the Siege of Petersburg should be published for the benefit of researchers and students alike.)
Available Online?: No.
- Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Part I, Reports, Vol. 7, pp. 237-246 ↩