War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0282 OPERATIONS IN N. VA.,W. VA.,MD.,AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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July 20, moved from position at 9 a. m. and crossed the river at Snicker's Ford, went six miles, and parked in field to right of road leading to Berryville, and about two miles from that town, where we remained until dark, when we moved and recrossed the Shenandoah and marched all night and next day, the 21st, and at dark camped at Goose Creek, having marched thirty-seven miles.

July 22, marched at 9 a. m. for Dranesville, where we arrived at dark and went into camp for the night, having marched eighteen miles.

July 23, marched at 6 a. m., crossed the Potomac at Chain Bridge, and camped at dark at Fort Gaines, D. C., a distance of twelve miles.

July 26, marched at noon, went sixteen miles, and camped at 9 p. m. near Rockville, Md.

July 27, marched at 5.30 a. m., went twelve miles, and camped at noon near Hyattstown.

July 28, marched at 6 a. m. toward Frederick, camped at Monocacy Junction at 12 m. at 3 p. m. crossed the Monocacy River and marched to Jefferson, where we arrived at midnight, having marched twenty miles.

July 29, marched at 4 a. m., crossed the Potomac at Harper's Ferry, and camped at 6 p. m. near Halltown; distance, twenty miles.

July 30, marched at 3 p. m., recrossed the Potomac, marched all night and until 4 p. m. of the 31st, and camped three miles beyond Frederick City on the Emmitsburg turnpike; distance, twenty-five miles.

Amount of ammunition and material expended from the 12th of June to the 31st of July: Ammunition, 210 rounds; 2 wheels broken, 3 shovels lost, 2 rubber buckets lost.

Summary of casualties, ammunition, and material expended from May 4 to July 30, 1864:

Private Thomas Lamphier killed in action June 3; Private John Pfaffle wounded in action May 31; 3 horses killed in action June 3. Ammunition expended, 550 rounds; 2 tarpaulins lost, 3 wheels broken, 6 watering buckets lost, 1 caisson body lost, 6 sponge staves broken, 4 axes lost, 3 pickaxes lost, 6 shovels lost.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,


First Lieutenant, Commanding Battery C, First Rhode Island Arty.

Lieutenant E. N. WHITTIER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

Numbers 50. Report of Captain George W. Adams, Battery G, First Rhode Island Light Artillery, of operations July 12-30.


Near Halltown, Va., August 23, 1864.


[July] 12th instant arrived at Washington at 11 a. m., left the suburbs of Washington and arrived at Poolesville, Md., on the 15th


*For portion of this report (here omitted) covering operations from May 4 to July 11, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p. 771, and Vol. XL, Part I.