OR XL P1 (Broadfoot Sup.) #33: Extract of Report of Lieutenant Colonel John W. McGill, 18th NC, June 13-July 27, 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: Lieutenant Colonel John W. McGill of the 18th North Carolina covers his regiment’s movements and actions at the Siege of Petersburg for the first six weeks of the Siege. He covers the regiment’s movements on June 22, 1864 at the Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road in a little detail, and also specifically mentions fighting at the First Battle of Deep Bottom on July 27, 1864.
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 Available both on my site as an unpublished report as well as at the James Henry Lane Papers.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. 291-293 ↩