War of the Rebellion: Serial 080 Page 0518 OPERATIONS IN SE.VA. AND N.C. Chapter LII.

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Camp Barry; embarked for City Point. 19th, arrived at City Point and went into camp on ground formerly occupied, remaining in same camp until the 26th. 26th, moved at 1 p.m. toward Petersburg; camped near Second Corps; remained in same camp until the 29th. 29th, battery in position in front of Petersburg. 30th, engaged; Private Dudley wounded. 31st, battery relieved from front at night; and went into camp near army headquarters; 330 shots were fired during the time in position.

There have been expended from May 4 to July 31 a total of 2,635 rounds of ammunition, including 855 rounds expended at Cold Harbor, and accidentally not stated in the foregoing.

Up to July 31 3 men have been killed and 2 men wounded; 5 horses have been killed and 2 wounded, 4 have been lost and 10 have died.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Captain, Commanding Battery.

First Lieutenant WHITTIER,

Actg. Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery Brigade, Sixth Corps.

No. 172. Report of Lieutenant Jacob H. Lamb, Battery C, First Rhode Island Light Artillery, of operations June 12-July 11.


SIR: *


June 12, marched at 5 p.m. one mile and a half to the right and rear, and took position, withdrew at midnight and marched toward the Chickahominy, crossed the river at Jones' Bridge, and camped at 7 p.m. on the 13th, having marched twenty-five miles.

June 14, marched at 6 a.m. to Charles City Court-House; arrived there at noon; distance, sixteen miles.

June 15, marched at daylight to the James River and crossed at Wilson's Landing; camped at 10.30 a.m. on the south bank; distance, four miles.

June 16, marched at 10 p.m.; continued the march all night and next day until noon, then camped near Petersburg; remained there until 8.30 p.m., then moved half a mile to the front and camped for the night, having marched twenty-two miles and a half.

June 18, moved at 9 a.m. one mile and a half to the right, and took position 3,000 yards from the enemy's works.

June 20, remained in position and fired fifty rounds.

June 21, still in position; expended fifty rounds, and at dark moved to the left flank seven miles, having marched all night, and parked at 7 a.m. of the 22d.


*For portion of report [here omitted] covering operations from May 4 to June 12, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p.768. For report of Battery B, First Rhode Island Light Artillery, from June 13 to 21, 1864, see Vol. XXXVI, Part I, p.533.