OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #34: Statement of Major Thomas J. Wooten, 18th NC, commanding Lane’s SS Bn, June 22, 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: In this slightly more than one page report, Major Thomas J. Wooten of the 18th North Carolina, commander of the Sharpshooter Battalion of Lane’s Brigade, explains what his corps of sharpshooters was doing on June 22, 1864 at the Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road. Lane’s Brigade was in Wilcox’s Division, Third Corps, Army of Northern Virginia.
Source: James Henry Lane Papers, Auburn University
Available Online?: Yes. Available both on my site as an unpublished report as well as at the James Henry Lane Papers.
- Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Part I, Reports, Vol. 7, pp. 293-294 ↩