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OR XLVI P1 #123: Report of Lieutenant Colonel Ronald A. Kennedy, 5th VT, March 25, 1865

No. 123. Report of Lieutenant Colonel Ronald A. Kennedy, Fifth Vermont Infantry, of operations March 25.1

March 27, 1865.

I have the honor to report the following as the part taken by the Fifth Regiment Vermont Veteran Volunteers on the 25th instant:

As the brigade was massed before the advance commenced the Fifth formed the left of the third line. The first advance was to the work occupied by the first line; the second was to the crest, out the left of the small work in which were the mortars. After lying here until 5 p.m. were ordered to move to the front and right of the house situated on the old picket-line to await further orders. In obedience to further orders the regiment returned to camp at 11 p.m.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Fifth Vermont Veteran Volunteers.

Captain M. BARBER,
Assistant Adjutant-General.


  1. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), page 306
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