No. 181. Report of Captain Albert A. Terrill, One hundred and seventy-ninth New York Infantry, of operations June 11-July 30.1
HDQRS.179TH REGIMENT NEW YORK VOL. INFANTRY, Before Petersburg, Va., August 8, 1864.
CAPTAIN: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by this command in the several operations of the campaign from the crossing of the Rapidal to the assault on the enemy’s position in front of Petersburg, July 30, 1864:
This regiment took no part in the operations of the first, second, third, and fourth epochs, but joined the Army of the Potomac the 11th day of June, 1864, at Cold Harbor, and was assigned to the Second Brigade, First Division, Ninth Army Corps. Marched from Cold Harbor June 13, 1864; crossed the James River June 15, 1864; took part in the engagement before Petersburg, Va., on the 17th day of June, 1864. Transferred to First Brigade, First Division, Ninth Corps, June 18, 1864; transferred to Second Brigade, First Division, Ninth Corps, July 23, 1864. Took part in the assault on the enemy’s position in front of Petersburg, Va., July 30, 1864.
ALBERT A. TERRILL,
Captain, Commanding Regiment.
Captain T. W. CLARKE,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
- 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 543 ↩