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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 42, Part 1 (Richmond-Fort Fisher)
Page 850 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

Medals of Honor awarded for distinguished service, &c.-Continued.

Name. Rank and Date. Awarded for-

organization

1864.

McKown, Sergeant, Company September Capture of flag

Nathaniel A B, 58th 29 at Chaffin's

Pennsylvania Farm, near

Infantry Richmond, Va.

Pinn, Robert First Sergeant, September Gallantry in

Company I, 5th U. 29 action at

S. Colored Troops Chaffin's Farm,

near Richmond,

Va.

Reed, George W Private, Company E, August Capture of flag

11th Pennsylvania 21. at Weldon

Infantry. Railroad, Va.

Ratcliff, First Sergeant, September Gallantry in

Edward Company C, 38th U. 29 action at

S. Colored Troops Chaffin's Farm,

near Richmond,

Va.

Robie, George Sergeant, Company --- Bravery at

F.[Frank D, 7th New Richmond, Va.

Robey] Hampshire Infantry

Shilling, John First Sergeant, August Capture of flag

Company H, 3rd 21 at Weldon

Delaware Infantry Railroad.

Smith, Alonzo Sergeant, Company October 27 Capture at

C, 7th Michigan Hatcher's Run,

Infantry Va.

Smith, Joseph Lieutenant-colonel October 27 Distinguished

S and commissary of conduct in

subsistence action at

Hatcher's Run,

Va.

Smith, Richard Private, Company B, August Gallantry in

95th New York 21 action at Weldon

Infantry Railroad, Va.

Schellenburger, John S. Corporal, Company August Capture of flag

B, 85th 16 at Deep Run, Va.

Pennsylvania

Infantry

Schiller, John Private, Company E, September Gallantry in

158th New York 29 action at

Infantry Chaffin's Farm,

near Richmond,

Va.

Skellie, Corporal, Company September Do.

Ebenezer D, 11th New York 29

Infantry

Shea, Joseph H Private, Company K, September Gallantry in

92nd New York 29 bringing wounded

Infantry from the field

at Chaffin's

Farm, near

Richmond, Va.

Tilton, Sergeant, Company ---- Gallant conduct

William C, 7th New in the field.

Hampshire Infantry

Vanwinkle, Corporal, Company September Gallantry in

Edward C, 148th New York 29 action at

Infantry Chaffin's Farm,

near Richmond,

Va.

Veal, Charles Private, Company D, September Do.

4th U. S. Colored 29

Troops.

Walling, First Lieutenant, December 25 Gallantry in

William H 142nd New York action at Fort

Infantry Fisher, N. C.

Wells, Henry S Private, Company C, September Gallantry in

148th New York 29 action at

Infantry Chaffin's Farm,

near Richmond,

Va.

Wright, Robert Private, Company G, October 1 Gallantry in

14th U. S. Infantry action at

Chappel House

Farm, Va.


Numbers 351. Reports of General Robert E. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding Army of Northern Virginia, of operations August 16-December 27.

CHAFFIN'S BLUFF, August 16, 1864-4 p.m.

The enemy has made a determined attack on our line between the Darbytown and Charles City roads. At one time he broke through, but was repulsed, and we now occupy our original positions.

R. E. LEE.

SECRETARY OF WAR.

CHARFFIN'S BLUFF, August 16, 1864-8.30 p.m.

The enemy did not renew the attack after his repulse mentioned in my first dispatch. His force on the Charles City road, after advancing to within two miles of White's Tavern, was driven back across White Oak Swamp. Our loss was small.

R. E. LEE.

Honorable SECRETARY OF WAR.

CHAFFIN'S BLUFF, August 18, 1864.

(Received 11.15 p.m.)

This morning our skirmishers reoccupied the hill north of Dutch Gap, from which the enemy had been driven by our gun-boats. This afternoon the left of our line north of James River advanced against


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