HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, June 29, 1863.
Colonel T. S. BOWERS,
Asst. Adjt. General, Hdqrs. Armies of the United States:
COLONEL: I have the honor to transmit herewith a map* of the operations of this army from the 29th of March, 1865, to the 9th of April, 1865, inclusive, prepared since the rendition of my report, and intended to be appended to it.
I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
GEO. G. MEADE,
HEADQUARTERS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, June 30, 1865.
Respectfully forwarded to the Secretary of War.
U. S. GRANT,
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, April 16, 1865.
Bvt. Brigadier General E. D. TOWNSEND,
Asst. Adjt. General, War Department, Washington, D. C.:
GENERAL: I send herewith fifteen flags, fourteen of which were captured from the enemy by the following named officers and men of the Second Corps:
At Sailor's Creek, April 6: One each by Lieutenant G. W. Ford, Eighty-eighth New York Volunteers; Second Lieutenant R. Riddell, Sixty-first New York Volunteers; Private John Simmons, Company D, Second New York Artillery; Private Thomas Davis, Company C, Second New York Artillery; Private Asel Haggerty, Company A, Sixty-first New York Volunteers; Private L. F. Brest, Company D, Fifty-seventh Pennsylvania Volunteers; Private John Champman, First Maine Heavy Artillery; Corpl. Walter L. Mundell, Fifth Michigan Volunteers; Private Henry Kline, Fortieth New York Volunteers; Private Orren Bennett, One hundred and forty-first Pennsylvania Volunteers; Sergt. J. W. Menter, Fifth Michigan Volunteers; Corpl. A. F. Haynes, Company H, Seventeenth Maine Volunteers; Corpl. A. F. Haynes, Company H, Seventeenth Maine Volunteers, Near Amelia Springs, April 6: One by Lieutenant Newman, Eighty-sixth New York Volunteers. At Sutherland's Station, April 2: One by Private Josiah Phillips, Company E, One hundred and forty-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers.+
Leaves of absence and furloughs for thirty days have been granted to each of these officers and men, excepting Lieutenant Newman, Eighty-sixth New York Volunteers, who did not desire to avail himself of the indulgence. These officers and men, with the exception noted, accompany the flags. The party is under charge of Lieutenant G. W. Ford, Eighty-eighth New York Volunteers. I respectfully request that medals of honor may be presented to each of them. The remaining flag, which completes the number of fifteen, will be presented by Lieutenant A. H. Schoonover, Eleventh New Jersey Volunteers, acting aide-de-camp to Brevet Brigadier-General McAllister. He says that he was moving in advance of his brigade, as it charged, and that he found the flag on the ground, near the wagon train, where he thinks it was
*See Plate LXXVI, Map 5 of the Atlas.
+The above-mentioned officers and men were each awarded a Medal of Honor.