War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0917 Chapter LVIII. THE APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN.

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In additional to the above, the following flags were delivered to corps headquarters on the day of their capture, viz:

First Brigade.-Battle-flag (regiment unknown), captured by Private Frank Fewq,* Company A, Fortieth New Jersey Volunteers, in the rebel works at Petersburg, April 2, 1865; delivered to Major Franklin, commissary of musters.

Third Brigade.-Battle-flag (regiment unknown), captured by Corpl. Richard Welch,* Comany E, Thirty-seventh Massachusetts Volunteers, in the rebel works at Petersburg, April 2, 1865; delivered to Major Whittelsey, assistant adjutant-general.

Total number of flags turned in, eight.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. WHEATON,

Brevet Major-General, U. S. Volunteers.

Major C. H. WHITTELSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Sixth Corps.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SIXTH CORPS,

April 20, 1865.

MAJOR: I have the honor to submit the following list of casualties among commissioned officers and enlisted men in my command in the action of the 6th instant.+

RECAPITULATION.

Killed. Wounded.

Command. Officers. Men. Officers. Men.

Second 3 14 1 36

Brigade

Third 4 56 18 241

Brigade

Total 7 70 19 277

Total.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate.

Second 4 50 54

Brigade

Third Brigade 22 297 319

Total 26 347 373

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRANK WHEATON,

Brevet Major-General, U. S. Volunteers.

Major C. H. WHITTELSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Sixth Corps.

ADDENDA.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SIXTH CORPS,

April 18, 1865.

Major C. H. WHITTELSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Sixth Corps:

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following list of recommendation for promotion of officers in this division for conspicuous gallantry and meritorious services in the assault on Petersburg, April 2, 1865,

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*Awarded a Medal of Honor.

+Nominal list omitted.

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