July 22, 1864
Skirmish near Berryville, VA.
Skirmish at Newtown, VA.
Maj. Gen. Edward O.C. Ord, USA, assumes the command of the 18th US Army Corps, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.
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Mentions of This Date at The Siege of Petersburg Online:
- OR XL P1 #62: Report of Captain James C. Farwell, 1st MN, June 11-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 #103: Report of Captain Frederick M. Edgell, 1st NH Btty, June 12-July 31, 1864
- OR XL P1 #144: Report of Lieutenant Lester I. Richardson, Btty D 1st NY Lt Arty, June 12-July 31, 1864
- OR XL P1 #190: Report of Lieutenant Colonel Henry Pleasants, 48th PA, June 25-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #211: Report of Brigadier General Edward Ferrero, commanding 4/IX/AotP, June 13-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #218: Reports of Captain Adelbert B. Twitchell, 7th ME Btty, June 14-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #224: Reports of Lieutenant George W. Silvis, Btty D PA Lt Arty, June 16-July 30, 1864
- OR XL P1 #257: Report of Colonel Harris M. Plaisted, 11th ME, July 23-27, 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
- NP: July 21, 1902 New Orleans Times-Picayune: Donaldsonville Cannoniers at the Siege of Petersburg, Part 6
- LT: July 22, 1864 Theodore Lyman
- 150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: July 22, 1864
- DI: July 1864 John D. Vautier (88th PA) Diary Entries
- NP: July 23, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The War News, July 18-22
- NP: July 23, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The Situation at Petersburg, July 19-22
- NP: July 25, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The War News, July 22-24
- NP: July 27, 1864 Richmond Examiner: Telegraphic Reports, July 20-25, 1864
- NP: July 30, 1864 Richmond Examiner: Executions and a Promotion in Pickett’s Division, July 1864
- ITINERARY: 85th Pennsylvania