War of the Rebellion: Serial 089 Page 0408 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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JERUSALEM PLANK ROAD SIGNAL STATION,

October 28, 1864 - 10 a. m.

Major B. F. FISHER:

Infantry, 100, reported in line near lead-works were joined by about 200 additional infantry from points to the right of lead-works, all moving to the right as far as works northwest from station, where they have halted and stacked arms. Regiment reported in line half a mile south of lead-works has disappeared in woods west of railroad, moving northwest; numbered 350.

A. K. C[AROTHERS],

Sergeant.

CHURCH ROAD SIGNAL STATION, October 28, 1864.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

A column of infantry moved westward at 10.40 a. m. They were thirteen minutes in passing the fort near the Boisseau property.

[SLEEPER,

Sergeant.]

OCTOBER 28, 1864.

Major B. F. FISHER,

Chief Signal Officer, Army of the Potomac:

At 11 o'clock a small body of troops, about 500, passed to our right. They were seen moving behind the first line of breast-works in clearing, to left of station. In same clearing artillery horses are harnessed to a caisson.

INGERSON,

Sergeant.

CHURCH ROAD SIGNAL STATION,

October 28, 1864 - 12.40 p. m.

Major-General HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

A column of infantry is going up the Boydton plank road. They were fifteen minutes in passing the fort near the toll-gate. They were going toward Petersburg.

[SLEEPER,

Sergeant.]

JERUSALEM PLANK ROAD SIGNAL STATION,

October 28, 1864 - 12.40 p. m.

Major B. F. FISHER:

A column of infantry, numbering about 2,000 has come in on road running west from large fort and is halted in woods to the right of fort. Another column has just appeared, coming in on same road.

CAROTHERS,

Sergeant.