OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #54: Postwar Report of Major General Fitzhugh Lee, commanding FitzLee/Cav/ANV, June 21-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 postwar report of three pages, Major General Fitzhugh Lee covers the operations of his cavalry division from June 21 to July 31, 1864. Highlights include his pursuit of Sheridan’s Union cavalry during the latter stages of its retreat from the Battle of Trevilian Station as well as the First Battle of Reams Station on June 29, 1864. He also includes a comment about a small cavalry skirmish Turkey Creek and Lee’s Mill on July 12, 1864.
Source: Eleanor Brockenbrough Library, Museum of the Confederacy, Richmond, Virginia, exact location not listed
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- Supplement to the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Part I, Reports, Vol. 7, pp. 331-333 ↩