OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #52: Journal of Captain John T. Wingfield, 11th GA Arty, Co. C, 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: In this slightly more than three-page day by day itinerary style account, Captain John T. Wingfield of the 11th Georgia Artillery Battalion, Co. C covers his battery’s movements and actions during the early portion of the Siege of Petersburg. Nearly every day from June 13 to July 31 contains an entry. Wingfield’s Battery was part of the Sumter Georgia Artillery Battalion, which formed a portion of the Third Corps Artillery, Army of Northern Virginia.
Source: Washington Museum, Washington, GA
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- Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Part I, Reports, Vol. 7, pp. 326-329 ↩