War of the Rebellion: Serial 080 Page 0464 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LII.

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died) from the enemy's shells. A fort was blown up [July 30] in front of the Ninth Corps, and we kept up a continuous fire all day on the enemy. The casualties were as follows: Killed, 1; and wounded 1 (Captain J. H. Harmony).

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

O. B. KNOWLES,

Major Twenty-first Pennsylvania Cavalry, Commanding Regiment.

Captain J. D. McFARLAND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

No. 122. Report of Major Ellis Spear, Twentieth Maine Infantry, Third Brigade, of operations June 12-21.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH MAINE VOLUNTEERS,

Near Petersburg, Va., August-, 1864.

LIEUTENANT:*

V.

Moved on the night of the 12th [June], crossing the Chickahominy early on the morning of the 13th, marched up the right of the river, and bivouacked during the day. Moved again at dark toward the James. On the 14th marched to near Wilcox's Landing. On the 16th crossed the James, and marched toward Petersburg; bivouacked at midnight. The regiment was in reserve during the action of the 18th, and on the day following. Loss, 1 killed, 2 wounded. On the 21st moved with the brigade across the railroad, and at dark advanced, went into position, and threw up earth-works. This line the regiment has occupied, doing fatigue and picket duty, since that date, during which time the loss has been 1 officer and 5 men killed and 7 men wounded. The total loss during the campaign was 4 officers killed and 9 wounded, 33 men killed and 128 wounded, 19 men missing in action.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ELLIS SPEAR,

Major, Commanding Twentieth Maine Volunteers.

Lieutenant L. C. BARTLETT,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, Third Brigade.

No. 123. Report of Captain Benjamin F. Meservey, Eighteenth Massachusetts Infantry, of operations June 12-July 20.

HDQRS. EIGHTEENTH MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS,

Camp near Fort Concoran, Va., August-, 1864.

LIEUTENANT:+

FIFTH EPOCH.

On the morning of the 13th [June] it crossed the Chickahominy on pontoons, and rested near the bridge till the Second Corps had crossed,

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*For portion of report (here omitted) covering operations from May 4 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p.573.

+ For portion of report (here omitted) covering operations from May 23 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p.578.

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