OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #48: Report of Lieutenant Colonel John W. McGill, 18th NC, June 2-July 18, 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 two-page report, Colonel John W. McGill of the 18th North Carolina goes over the movements and action of his brigade for the six weeks from the beginning of June to mid-July 1864, most of which occurred during the Siege of Petersburg. The main battle report centers on the June 22, 1864 fighting at the Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road.
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 Available both on my site as an unpublished report as well as at the James Henry Lane Papers.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. 320-321 ↩