July 16, 1864
Action at Four-Mile Creek, VA, the Richmond, VA Campaign.
Action at Malvern Hill, VA, the Richmond, VA Campaign.
The capture of the Confederate wagon train near Purcellville, VA, as Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early, CSA, heads back to the Shenandoah Valley, VA.
Skirmish at Wood Grove, VA.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- OR XL P1 #27: Report of Major George Hogg, 2nd NY HA, June 12-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #63: Reports of Major Timothy O’Brien, 152nd NY, June 12-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #72: Report of Colonel Thomas A. Smyth, 1st DE, commanding 3/2/II/AotP, June 13-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #114: Report of Major General Gouverneur K. Warren, commanding V/AotP, July 27-30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #115: Reports of Colonel Wiliam S. Tilton, 22nd MA, commanding 1/1/V/AotP, June 12-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #145: Report of Lieutenant James B. Hazelton, Btty E 1st NY Lt Arty, July 11-30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #166: Report of Captain Charles W. White, 4th ME Btty, June 12-July 29, 1864
- OR XL P1 #171: Report of Captain William A. Harn, 3rd NY Btty, June 13-July 31, 1864
- OR XL P1 #173: Report of Captain William B. Rhodes, Btty E 1st RI Lt Arty, June 13-July 29, 1864
- OR XL P1 #224: Reports of Lieutenant George W. Silvis, Btty D PA Lt Arty, June 16-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #233: Report of Lieutenant Colonel Charles C. Suydam, 3rd NJ Cav, June 14-July 25, 1864
- OR XL P1 #248: Report of Captain Gustavus S. Dana, Signal/X/AotJ, July 1-31, 1864
- OR XL P1 #295. Diary of the First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, June 16-July 31, 1864
- OR XL P1 #302: Reports of Major General Bushrod R. Johnson, commanding Johnson/DNCSV, June 16-July 31, 1864
- OR XL P1 #305: Report of Major E. Pliny Bryan, AAG, Johnson/DNCSV, July 14-17, 1864
- OR XL P1 #308: Itinerary of Hardaway Light Artillery Battalion, June 16-July 27, 1864
- OR XL P1 #311: Report of Colonel Thomas H. Carter, commanding Art/DoR, July 13-16, 1864
- NP: August 8, 1864 South Danvers (MA) Wizard: Naval Correspondence
- July 15-16, 1864 William B. Pike (Diary)
- NP: July 14, 1902 New Orleans Times-Picayune: Donaldsonville Cannoniers at the Siege of Petersburg, Part 5
- NP: October 06, 1869 Washington (PA) Reporter: 140th Pennsylvania at the Siege of Petersburg, Part 2
- 150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: July 16, 1864
- DI: July 1864 John D. Vautier (88th PA) Diary Entries
- NP: July 24, 1864 Sunday Mercury (New York): 170th NY from Spotsylvania to Jersualem Plank Road
- NP: July 18, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The War News, July 16-17
- NP: July 19, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The War News, July 9-18
- NP: July 19, 1864 Richmond Examiner: An Opinion on Hospitals from Pickett’s Division
- NP: July 21, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The War News, July 17-20 Plus Early’s Maryland Raid
- ITINERARY: 85th Pennsylvania