No. 14. Report of Brigadier General Henry W. Benham, U. S. Army, commanding Engineer Brigade, of operations June 12-July 30.1
HEADQUARTERS ENGINEER BRIGADE,
Camp at City Point, Va., August 6, 1864.*
Bridged the James at Forth Powhatan, the Appomattox at Broadway Landing, and two bridges across the James at Jones’ Neck.
The above report does not include the operations of the battalions of the Fiftieth New York Engineers, serving with the corps or headquarters of the Army of the Potomac, the reports of which have not been made to these headquarters, and it is presumed they will be sent direct.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
H. W. BENHAM,
General S. WILLIAMS,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac.
- The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XL, Part 1 (Serial Number 80), page 295 ↩