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OR XL P1 #36: Report of Captain George Degener, 52nd NY, June 13-July 26, 1864

No. 36.

Report of Captain George Degener, Fifty-Second New York Infantry, of Operations June 13-July 26.1

October 13, 1864.*

In the fifth epoch, the march across the Chickahominy and the James Rivers, and the operations in front of Petersburg, participated this regiment on the 16th to 18th and on the 21st and 22nd days of June, and at Deep Bottom on the 26th [27th]2 day of July.

I remain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

Captain, Commanding Fifty-second Regiment New York Volunteers.

First Lieutenant GEORGE MITCHELL,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.


*For portion of report (here omitted) covering operations from May 4 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p. 401.



  1. 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 347
  2. SOPO Editor’s Note: The date in parentheses is the correct date and was added by the editors of the Official Records.  The date as listed is what the officer originally, mistakenly, wrote.  This is true throughout the Official Records.
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