War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0938 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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CAMP OF 121ST NEW YORK REGIMENT,

April 14, 1865.

I hereby certify that for more than two years I have well known Harris S. Hawthorn, Company F, One hundred and twenty-first New York Regiment, as a professed Christian, and have always regarded him worthy of confidence, by the uniform consistency of his religious life. I regard his testimony on any subject as unimpeachable, and that no assurance can be stronger than his affirmation under the sanctity of an oath.

JOHN R. ADAMS,

Chaplain of 121st New York Regiment.

ADDENDA.

HDQRS. 121ST Regiment NEW YORK STATE VOLUNTEERS,

April 4, 1865.

Captain CHARLES H. WOODMAN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to forward a list of prisoners captured by this command in the late engagement:

Company A................ 11

Company B................ 18

Company C................ 29

Company D................ 14

Company E................ 13

Company F................ 13

Company G................ 31

Company H................ 22

Company I................ 30

Company K................ 21

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Total 202

Number of enlisted men of this command that entered the fort, capturing 3 guns, in front of our brigade lines, 175; number that advanced still farther to the right and captured 3 guns, 67 men. This command captured 1 gun in front of Ninth Corps on the 2nd instant. I have receipts for 2 guns, 1 caisson and carriage, and about 140 prisoners.

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

E. OLCOTT,

Brevet Colonel, Commanding.

Numbers 112. Report of Lieutenant Colonel John Harper, Ninety-fifth Pennsylvania Infantry.

HDQRS. NINETY-FIFTH REGIMENT PENNSYLVANIA VOLS.,

April 13, 1865.

SIR: In obedience to orders, I have the honor of making the following report of the part taken by my command in the action of the 6th instant, Sailor's Creek:

My command was placed upon the left of the One hundred and twenty-first Regiment New York Volunteers, forming, with that regiment, the front line of the brigade. At the command "forward" we proceeded steadily (notwithstanding a severe fire of musketry, by which I sustained some loss) across the open ground until we arrived at the creek, where some little delay took place, it being difficult to cross in some parts. After crossing, however, the line was reformed, and advanced to the foot of the hill upon which the enemy were posted; here we halted, by order, for a short time, during which the line was put in