War of the Rebellion: Serial 044 Page 0817 Chapter XXXIX. EXPEDITIONS TO SOUTH ANNA RIVER, VA., ETC.

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JULY 1-7, 1863. - Expeditions from White House to South Anna River and Bottom's Bridge, Va.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

July 1. - Skirmish at Baltimore Cross-Roads.

2. - Skirmishes at Baltimore, or Crump's, Cross-Roads and Baltimore Store.

4. - Skirmish at the South Anna Bridge, Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad.

REPORTS. *

Numbers 1. - Major General John A. Dix, U. S. Army, commanding Department of Virginia, and correspondence.

Numbers 2. - Brigadier General George W. Getty, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, Seventh Army Corps, of expedition to South Anna River.

Numbers 3. - Brigadier General Robert S. Foster, commanding brigade.

Numbers 4. - Colonel David W. Wardrop, Ninety-ninth New York Infantry, commanding provisional brigade.

Numbers 5. - Lieutenant Colonel Richard Nixon, Ninety-ninth New York Infantry.

Numbers 6. - Lieutenant Colonel Oliver Keese, jr., One hundred and eighteenth New york Infantry.

Numbers 7. - Captain Josiah H. Norris, One hundred and eighteenth New York Infantry.

Numbers 8. - Captain Edward Riggs, One hundred and eighteenth New York Infantry.

Numbers 9. - Lieutenant John L. Cunningham, One hundred and eighteenth New York Infantry.

Numbers 10. - Colonel Samuel P. Spear, Eleventh Pennsylvania Cavalry.

Numbers 11. - Major Franklin A. Stratton, Eleventh Pennsylvania Cavalry.

Numbers 12. - Captain Phineas A. Davis, Seventh Massachusetts Battery.

Numbers 13. - Major General Erasmus D. Keyes, commanding Fourth Army Corps, of expedition to Bottom's bridge.

Numbers 14. - Brigadier General John R. Cooke, C. S. Army.

Numbers 15. - Major General D. H. Hill, C. S. Army.

Numbers 1. Reports of Major General John A. Dix, U. S. Army, commanding Department of Virginia, and correspondence.

WHITE HOUSE, VA., July 1, 1863-8 a. m.

SIR: I have sent Major-General Getty to-day with a cavalry, artillery, and infantry force to Hanover County, with the hope of destroying the railroad bridge of the Richmond and Fredericksburg Railroad, over the South Anna, and of capturing the troops by which it is guarded. Major-General Keyes makes a demonstration at Bottom's Bridge also to-day.

JOHN A. DIX,

Major-General.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

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*See also Dix to Halleck, December 15, 1863, and reply of December 20, 1863, Part I, pp. 18, 19.

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