War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 1147 Chapter LVIII. THE APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN.

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difficult to discriminate. The enlisted men distinguished by capturing flags have already received the reward of their valor, and a list has been forwarded of those otherwise particularly remarkable for good conduct.

I desire to mention Colonel Avery, Tenth New York, who has ably commanded his regiment in every action, and rendered most important service in guarding and bringing into camp the prisoners and property captured on the 5th of April; Major Snyder, Tenth New York, temporarily in command of the Twenty-fourth New York, for leading his regiment not only gallantly but in good order in the charge on the enemy's works at Sailor's Creek, April 6; and Captain Craig, First New Jersey, for good conduct in all the actions of the campaign and for valuable service rendered in several reconnaissance he has commanded.

The officers of my staff have rendered most valuable service, and are all deserving of high praise for their courage, zeal, and efficiency.

The reports of casualties have been already rendered.* I annex copy of receipt from Captain Harper, division provost-marshal, of prisoners and property turned over to him from this command:



April 14, 1865.

Received from the provost-marshal First Brigade, Second Division, Cavalry Corps, during the campaign from March 29, 1865, to April 14, 1865:


Date. Location. Character. Number.

April 5 Farmville Prisoners of war 320

Colored teamsters 310

Battle-flags 11

Guns and teams 5

Caisson 1

Mules 310

April 6 Sailor's Creek Prisoners of war 750

Battle-flags 2

Guns 2


Captain and Acting Provost-Marshal, Second Division, Cavalry Corps.

Casualties in First Brigade, Second Division, Cavalry Corps.

Killed. Wounded.

Command. Officers Men. Officers Men.

1st Pennsylvania - 2 1 6


1st New Jersey 2 9 7 36

24th New York - 4 5 30

10th New York - 14 6 38

Battery A Second - - - 1


Total 2 29 19 111

Missing. Total.

Command. Officers Men. Officers Men. Aggregate

1st Pennsylvania - 1 3 7 10


1st New Jersey 4 30 13 75 88

24th New York 1 33 6 67 73

10th New York - 14 6 66 72

Battery A Second - - - 1 1


Total 5 78 28 216 244

Respectfully submitted.


Brigadier-General Volunteers, Commanding.

Major H. C. WEIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.


*Embodied in table, p. 592.