statement inclosed will show how well and faithfully its duties were performed, the losses in killed, wounded, and missing being 140.
July 27, the regiment participated in the engagement at Deep Bottom, on the James River, where they did picket duty, engaging the enemy with a loss of 1 man wounded on our side.
On our arrival before Petersburg, July 30, the regiment was on the reserve.
J. P. McIVOR,
Colonel, Commanding Regiment.
No. 70. Report of Captain John Coonan, One hundred and eighty-second New York Infantry (Sixty-ninth New York National Guard Artillery).
HDQRS. 69TH Regiment N. Y. NATIONAL GUARD ARTY.,
Before Petersburg, Va., August 9, 1864.
On the 12th of June, 1864, about 11 p. m., the Sixty-ninth Regiment left its position near Cold Harbor, and took up line of march for the James. Crossed the Chickahominy morning of June 13 and the James near Wilcox's Landing at 7.30 p. m. on the 14th, camping for the night near Wind-Mill Point, Va. On the 15th of June the march was continued in the direction of Petersburg, and the regiment arrived at the position assigned to of the same night. The regiment was engaged in the actions of June 16 and 22, losing 1 officer and 19 men killed, 7 officers and 74 men wounded, and 1 officer and 4 men missing. From the 22nd of June until the 26th of July the regiment has been variously employed in the works in front of Petersburg. On the 26th of July, 1864, the regiment left its entrenchments before Petersburg, and participated in the expedition to Meadow [Deep] Bottom and Malvern Hill, returning to its former position in front of Petersburg about daybreak on the 30th.
The regiment was not engaged in the action of July 30 in front of Petersburg.
I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Captain, Commanding Regiment.
Captain WILLIAM A. LA MOTTE,
No. 71. Report of Major Erastus M. Spaulding, Eighth New York Heavy Artillery, of operations June 12-July 29.
HDQRS. EIGHTH Regiment NEW YORK VOL. ARTILLERY, August 10, 1864.+
Marched from Cold Harbor June 12, crossed the James River June 14, and arrived in front of Petersburg June 15. Charged the enemy's
* For portion of report (here omitted) covering operations from May 17 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p.465.
+ For portion of report (here omitted) covering operations from May 18 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p.461.