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Battle of Chaffin's Farm/New Market Heights, September 29-30, 1864

Battle of Chaffin’s Farm, September 29-30, 1864
Part of the Siege of Petersburg, including combats at Fort Gilmer, Fort Harrison, New Market Heights, and Laurel Hill

Where to find content for this battle in the Official Records:

In Series I, Volume 42, Part 1,
The index: http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/1051/Battle_of_C...
Casualties of Union troops pages 133-138: http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/133/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/134/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/135/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/136/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/137/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/138/Battle_of_Ch...
Communication from George Stannard, page 797: http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/797/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Joseph C. Abbott, Seventh New Hampshire Infantry, commanding Second Brigade
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/702/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/703/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/704/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Richard S. Ewell
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/937/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Gulusha Pennypacker, Ninety-seventh Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding Second Brigade
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/766
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/767/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Capt. Seager S. Atwell, Seventh Connecticut Infantry
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/712
Report of Major John W. Fairfax, Assistant Adjutant and Inspector General, C. S. Army
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/871
Report of Major Frederick W. Prince, Sixteenth New York Heavy Artillery
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/715
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/716
Report of Captain Edwin S. Babcock, Ninth Regiment U. S. Colored Troops
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/774/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Brig. Gen. Robert S. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, Tenth Army Corps
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/760/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/761/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/762/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Lieut. Col. James F. Randlett, Third New Hampshire Infantry (Volunteers)
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/718
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/719
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/720
Report of Lieut. Col. Albert M. Barney, One hundred and forty-second New York Infantry, commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Tenth Army Corps
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/764
Reports of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding Armies of the United States, pages 17-25
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/17
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/20/Battle_of_Cha...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/21
Report of Col. Alfred P. Rockwell, Sixth Connecticut Infantry (Volunteers)
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/708
Report of Col. Louis Bell, Fourth New Hampshire Infantry, commanding Third Brigade, Second Division, Tenth Army Corps
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/769
Report of Lieut. Col. Augustus W. Rollins, Seventh New Hampshire Infantry (Volunteers)
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/773
Report of Col. James Shaw, Jr., Seventh U. S. Colored Troops
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/772/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/773
Report of Maj. Joseph C. Brooks, Ninth Vermont Infantry (Volunteers), Second Brigade
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/811/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/812
Report of Capt. Albert Janes, Twenty-second U. S. Colored Troops, First Brigade
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/817/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Brevet Maj. Gen. George J. Stannard, U. S. Army, commanding First Division
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/797/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/798
Report of Col. Alonzo G. Draper, Thirty-sixth U. S. Colored Troops, commanding Second Brigade
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/819/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/820/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Maj. George E. Wagner, Eighth U. S. Colored Troops
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/779
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/780
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/781
Report of George B. Easterly
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/847
Report of Maj. Gen. Edward O. C. Ord, U. S. Army, commanding Eighteenth Army Corps
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/792
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/793
Report of Lieut. Col. Henry C. Ward, Twenty-ninth Connecticut Colored Infantry (Volunteers)
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/778
Confederate reports:
Report of Brig. Gen. John Gregg, C. S. Army, commanding Gregg's (Texas) brigade
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/934
Report of Brig. Gen. John Bratton, C. S. Army, commanding Bratton's brigade, Field's division. (Good report)
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/878
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/879/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/880/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Col. James R. Hagood, First South Carolina Infantry (Good report)
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/938/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Maj. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson, C. S. Army, commanding Johnson's division.
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/883
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/897
Itinerary of the Army of the James, Tenth Army Corps itinerary: http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/99/Battle_of_Cha...
Itinerary of the Army of the James, Tenth Army Corps, First division: http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/100/Battle_of_Ch...
Itinerary of Army of the James, Second brigade, First division itinerary, page 102: http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/102/Battle_of_De...
Itinerary of Third brigade, second division, pages 104-106:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/104/Battle_of_Ch...
Itinerary of the Second brigade, second division:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/105/Battle_of_De...
Itinerary of the First brigade, third division & Second brigade, third division
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/106/Battle_of_De...
Itinerary of Second brigade, second division & third division, pages 108:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/108/Battle_of_De...
Itinerary of First brigade, third division, page 109:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/109/Battle_of_Ch...
Itinerary of Second brigade, third division & third brigade, third division, page 110:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/110/Battle_of_Ch...
Diary of the First Corps, Army of Northern Virginia:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/875/Battle_of_Ch...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/876/Battle_of_Ch...
Itinerary of Hardaway's Light Artillery Battalion, page 935:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/935/Battle_of_Ch...
Report of Col. James R. Hagood, First South Carolina Infantry
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/938/Battle_of_Ch...
Medals of Honor awarded for distinguished services (including at Chaffin’s Farm), page 850:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P1/850/Battle_of_Ch...
And the index claims there are reports on pages 967, 968, 986 but these seem to be about Fort Fisher
In Series I, Volume 42, Part 2:
The Index:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1350/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1351/Battle_of_C...
Communications from Lt. Colonel Orville E. Babcock, page 1109: http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1109
Communications from David B. Birney, 1114, 1146-1148
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1114
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1146/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1147
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1148
Communications from Major-General Benjamin F. Butler, pages 1109-1111, 1115, 1142-1146, 1148, 1149
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1109
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1110
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1111
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1115/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1116
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1142
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1143
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1144
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1145
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1146/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1148
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1149
Communications from Richard S. Ewell, pages 1303, 1304
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1303/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1304/Battle_of_C...
Communications from Ulysses S. Grant, 1090-1092, 1109-1111, 1113, 1114, 1117, 1142-1145
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1090
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1091
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1092/Batlte_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1109
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1110
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1111
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1113
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1114
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1117
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1142
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1143
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1144
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1145
Communications from Brig. General Charles A. Heckman, page 1116
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1116
Communications from August V. Kautz, page 1149
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1149
Communications for Robert E. Lee, pages 1301-1306
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1301/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1302/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1303/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1304/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1305/Battle_of_C...
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1306/Battle_of_C...
Communications for Major General Edward O. C. Ord
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1115/Battle_of_C...
Communications from Brevet Major General Godfrey Weitzel, page 1148
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P2/1148
In Series I, Volume 42, Part 3:
The Index:
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/1423/Battle_of_C...
Communications from William Birney, page 253
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/253
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/254
Communications from Major General Benjamin F. Butler,
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/31
Communications from Brig. General Charles J. Paine, page 118
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/118
Communications from James Shaw, Jr., commanding the Seventh U.S. Colored Troops, pages 253-254
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/253
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/254
Communications from the Confederate States War Department, Secretary of War J.A. Seddon, page 1130,
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/1130
Congratulatory Orders for Robert Foster, page 801
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/801
Congratulatory Orders for Charles J. Paine, page 118,
http://www.civilwarchest.com/official_records/S1-V42-P3/118