OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #36: Report of Lieutenant Colonel William H. A. Speer, 28th NC, July 28, 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 one-page report, Lieutenant Colonel William H. A. Speer of the 28th North Carolina covers his regiment’s movements and actions at the July 28, 1864 First Battle of Deep Bottom. The 28th North Carolina was in Lane’s Brigade, 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 Available both on my site as an unpublished report as well as at the James Henry Lane Papers.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. 296-297 ↩