War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0668 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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On April 2 the assault by the Ninth Corps was made upon the enemy's line at Petersburg. The following is a list of my guns and mortars in position, all of which were actively engaged in supporting our columns or in annoying the enemy in his offensive returns. During the night the bridges across the Appomattox River were shelled:

Batt Command 24- 8- 10- 30- 4 Tota

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of Coe ge ge Par h

First hor mor mor rro ord

Connect mor tar tar tss nan

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Artille s. gun

ry. s.

Numb First ... ... ... 3 ... 3

ers Lieuten

4. ant J.

O'Brien

Numb First ... 4 ... 3 ... 7

ers Lieuten

5. ant F.

D.

Bangs

Fort ...do.. ... ... ... 1 ... 1

McGi .

lver

y

Numb Second 5 ... ... .. ... 5

ers Lieuten

9. ant A.

Drown

Numb Second 3 4 ... ... ... 7

ers Lieuten

10. ant J.

H.

Casey

Numb First 4 2 ... ... ... 6

ers Lieuten

12. ant R.

Lewis

Fort Second 4 ... ... ... ... 4

Hask Lieuten

ell ant W.

H. H.

Bingham

Fort First ... ... 4 ... 2 6

Mort Lieuten

on ant H.

D.

Patters

on

Fort Capt W. ... ... ... 4 ... 4

Aver C.

y Faxon

No. 2 Second ... 4 ... ... ... 4

0. Lieuten

ant H.

W.

Loomis

Fort Second ... ... ... ... 2 2

Davi Lieuten

s ant W.

S.

Malony

Tota ...... 16 14 4 11 4 49

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The following is a list of ammunition expended during the day and night. At noon I applied for and obtained form the depot quartermaster at City Point an extra train of fifty wagons, in addition to my usual train of the same number, to supply these unusual demands. They were busy all night:

Batt 24- 8- 10- 30- 4 Total.

ery. poun inch inch pound 1\2-

der siege siege er inch

Coeh morta morta Parot ordna

orn rs. rs. ts. nce

mort guns.

ars.

Numb ... ... ... 235 ... 235

ers

4.

Numb ... 237 ... 438 ... 675

ers

5.

Numb 208 ... ... ... ... 208

ers

8.

Numb 312 ... ... ... ... 312

ers

9.

Numb 308 210 ... ... ... 518

ers

10.

Numb 561 225 ... ... ... 786

ers

12.

Fort 561 225 ... ... ... 786

Hask

ell

Fort ... ... 212 ... 209 421

Mort

on

Fort ... ... ... 640 ... 640

Aver

y

Numb ... 282 ... ... ... 282

ers

20.

Fort ... ... ... ... 180 180

Davi

s

Tota 1,38 954 212 1,313 389 4,257

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In accordance with instructions from General Tidbal, the following detail was made from the First Connecticut Artillery for special service with the assaulting column: First Lieutenant W. H. rogers, Second Lieuts. C. W. Smith, G. H. Couch, and G. Reynolds, with 25 enlisted men from Company E, 25 from Company I, 10 from Company K, 20 from