Sunday, September 7, 2008

One Company’s War, Part III


July 1st Co. encamped at [Light] House Point Va until
Aug 9 Embarked for Giesboro Point D.C.
Aug 10 Arrived at Giesboro.
Aug 13 Marched to Tennallytown Md.
Aug 14 Marched to Frederick City Md.
Aug 15 Marched to Knoxville Md.
Aug 16 Marched to Bolivar Heights.
Aug 19 Marched to Charlestown Va.
Aug 22 Marched to Halltown Va.
Aug 28 Marched to Charlestown Va. During the most of this time the Co. with the Regt was at Hd. Qr. Mid. Mil. Division.
Sept. & Oct. No changes or casualties except Pvt A.E. Harris captured Sept 17 near Charlestown.
Nov & Dec No changes.


Jany & Feby No casualties.
March 15 Pvt Wm Vanderender killed in action at Hanover Junction.
May 1st Marched from Keepsville towards Petersburg.
May 2 Arrived at Petersburg.
May 10 Marched through Richmond to Yellow Church.
May 11 Marched to within 15 miles of Louisa C.H.
May 12 Marched across North Anna River
May 13 Marched to Catlett’s Station.
May 14 Marched to Fairfax C.H.
May 15 Marched to Arlington Heights Va.
May 24 Marched to Bladensburg Md.
June 1 Marched to Clouds Mills Va.
June 12 Marched to Tennallytown Md.
June 13 Marched to Clarksville
June 14 Marched to Frederick City Md.
July & Aug No changes.
Sept & Oct No changes.
Oct 15 Co. left Frederick City Md. for New York en route for New Orleans.
Oct 19 Embarked from N.Y. on Steamship Herman for New Orleans.
Nov 10 Left New Orleans La. for Austin Texas
Nov 29 Arrived in Austin Texas

“Camp General Sanders
Near Austin Texas
July 19th 1867

Respectfully submitted

Samuel M. Whitside
Bvt Major U.S.A.
Capt. Comdg “B” Co.
6th U.S. Cav.”

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