August 29, 1864
Skirmish at Charlestown, WV, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.
Engagement at Smithfield Crossing of the Opequon, WV, with Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan, USA, defeating Lieut. Gen. Jubal A. Early, CSA.
Note: All “Today In The Petersburg Campaign” blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco’s Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- OR XL P1 #244: Reports of Colonel Henry L. Abbot, 1st CTHA, commanding Siege Train, June 14-October 31, 1864
- Positions of Union Hospitals Between the Jerusalem Plank Road and Weldon Railroad: August 29, 1864 (Official Records)
- OR XLII P1 #4: Report of Captain Nathaniel A. Richardson, Commissary of Subsistence, September 16, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #6: Itinerary of the Army of the Potomac and Army of the James, August 1-December 31, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #10: Report of Surg. Thomas A. McParlin, U. S. Army, Medical Director, Army of the Potomac, August 1-December 26, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #17: Reports of Major General Winfield S. Hancock, commanding II/AotP, August 12-October 28, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #113: Report of Capt Nelson Ames, Btty G 1st NY Lt Arty, August 12-28, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #164: Report of Colonel Charles Wheelock, 97th NY, commanding 2/3/V/AotP, July 29-August 30, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #167: Report of Captain Henry H. Fish, 94th NY, Aug 18-Sept 2, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #227: Reports of Captain Jacob Roemer, 34th NY Btty, Aug 1-Oct 31, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #238: Report of Captain George C. Eckert, 2nd Pa Cav, August 1-31, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #363: Reports of Brigadier General Archibald Gracie, Jr., commanding Johnson/DNCSV, Aug 17-Sept 7 and Nov 12, 1864
- NP: September (?) 9, 1864 Windham County Transcript: Twenty-ninth (CT) Regiment
- 150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: August 29, 1864
- NP: September 10, 1864 Richmond Examiner: North Carolina Troops at Ream’s Station, August 25
- DI: August 1864 John D. Vautier (88th PA) Diary Entries
- NP: February 25, 1925 Potsdam NY Courier and Freeman: Orlando P. Benson Diary, 92nd NY, Part 3
- ITINERARY: 85th Pennsylvania