402 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. [Crier. xLVIII.
Report of Capt. I. Hart Wilder, One hundred and twenty-sixth New
York Infantry, commanding Fifty-seventh New York Infantry.
HDQRS. FIFTY-SEVENTH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS,
October 12, 1864.
SIR : I have the honor to submit the following report concerning
the part taken by this regiment in engagements from May 1, 1864, to
July 30, 1864 :
The regiment broke camp at Stevensburg, Va., May 3, 1864, crossed
the Rapidan May 4, and was engaged with the enemy on the 5th
in the Wilderness, in which fight the regiment lost its lieutenant-
colonel (A. B. Chapman) ; the regiment was also engaged on the
6th. Its losses during the two days were about 60. From thence the
march was continued to Todd's Tavern, whve the regiment was
ordered to Fredericksburg, for provost duty, where it remained until
the 20th day of May, when it was ordered to Port Royal; from thence
was ordered to rejoin the division, which it did at Cold Harbor June
5, and was engaged with the enemy June 8.*
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
I. H. WILDER,
Captain, Commanding Regiment
Report of Capt. Marcus W. Murdock, One hundred and eleventh
New York Infantry.
HEADQUARTERS 111TH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS,
October 14, 1864.
In compliance with Special Orders, No. 209, from headquarters
Army of the Potomac, dated August 5, 1864, I have the honor to
First. This regiment broke camp May 3, 1864, crossed the Rapidan
River May 4, and participated in engagements at Wilderness Run
May 5 and 6.
Second. On the 8th day of May marched in the direction of Spot-
sylvania Court-House, participated in engagements at Po River on
the 10th, and at Oak Orchard on the 18th of May, 1864.
Third. On the 20th marched in the direction of North Anna River
and arrived there on the 22d ; participated in an engagement on the
Fourth. On the 27th marched in the direction of Pamunkey River,
crossing it the 28th, participated in an engagement the 30th.
Fifth. On the 31st marched in the direction of the Chickahominy
River, crossing it June 9, nothing of great importance transpiring
within that time. *
M. W. MURDOCK,
Captain, Commanding Regiment.
[Lieut. GEORGE MITCHELL,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.]
* For continuation of report, see Vol. XL, Part L
Lieut. GEORGE MITCHELL,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.