September 2, 1864
Federal reconnaissance beyond Yellow Tavern, on the Weldon Railroad, south of Petersburg, VA, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.
Action at Bunker Hill, WV, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.
Skirmish at Dranesville, WV, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.
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
- OR XLII P1 #6: Itinerary of the Army of the Potomac and Army of the James, August 1-December 31, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #17: Reports of Major General Winfield S. Hancock, commanding II/AotP, August 12-October 28, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #161: Report of Colonel Thomas F. McCoy, 107th PA, commanding 1/3/V/AotP, Aug 18-Sept 12, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #167: Report of Captain Henry H. Fish, 94th NY, Aug 18-Sept 2, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #228: Reports of Captain Samuel H. Rhoads, Btty D PA Lt Arty, Aug 1-Oct 28, 1864
- OR XLII P1 #363: Reports of Brigadier General Archibald Gracie, Jr., commanding Johnson/DNCSV, Aug 17-Sept 7 and Nov 12, 1864
- 150 Years Ago Today: Reconnaissance Beyond Yellow Tavern: September 2, 1864
- NP: September 2, 1864 Richmond Examiner: Butler’s (Dutch Gap) Canal
- 150 Years Ago Today at Petersburg: September 2, 1864
- NP: September 3, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The War News, September 2
- NP: September 5, 1864 Richmond Examiner: The Situation at Petersburg, Sept. 1-2, 4
- DI: September 1864 John D. Vautier (88th PA) Diary Entries
- LT: September 2, 1864 Henry F. Young (7th Wisconsin)
- The Siege of Petersburg in Early September 1864 by Bryce Suderow
- NP: February 25, 1925 Potsdam NY Courier and Freeman: Orlando P. Benson Diary, 92nd NY, Part 3
- ITINERARY: 85th Pennsylvania