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OR XLII P1 #61: Report of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kleckner, 184th PA, October 26-28, 1864

No. 61. Report of Lieutenant Colonel Charles Kleckner, One hundred and eighty-fourth Pennsylvania Infantry, of operations October 26-28.1


SIR: I have the honor to forward the following report of the operations of this regiment since the 26th instant:

Breaking camp on the afternoon of the 26th instant, we marched in connection with the brigade, bivouacking late same night a mile or two beyond the Gurley house. Resumed the march about 4 a.m. next morning (27th instant). Came in contact with the enemy at noon, and during the engagement which followed were merely engaged in shifting position, losing 6 men killed, 10 wounded; missing, as yet uncertain, as they are coming in at intervals, the last report being 35. Withdrawing at 1 or 2 a.m. on the 28th instant, we returned to present camp, arriving at 5 p.m. or thereabouts.

Very respectfully,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding.

[Captain RYERSON,]

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, First Brigade.


  1. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 315
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