CHAP. XLVIII.) RAPIDAN TO THE JAMES. 633
June 7.—Resumed march at 4.30 a. m. ; at 12 m. deployed as
skirmishers ; advanced to 50 yards of railroad bridge in White Oak '
June 8 to 11.—Relieved [each day] from picket and joined the bri-
Very respectfully, yours, &c.,
Capt. F. H. COWDREY,
Report of Lieut. Col. George Harney, One hundred and forty-
seventh New York Infantry.
CAMP NEAR PETERSBURG, VA.,
August 8, 1864.
Report of the operations of the One hundred and forty-seventh
Regiment New York Volunteers, from May 4, 1864, to July 30, 1864.
Broke camp on the morning of May 4, at 12.30 a. m., and moved in
the direction of the Rapidan ; crossed the river at Germanna Ford
at 1.30 p. m., and encamped at old mill, on Chancellorsville road ;
moved the next morning at sunrise and engaged the enemy at 10.30
a. m. on the road toward Orange Court-House. Operations con-
tinued till the 7th. In the several engagements we sustained the
following losses : Killed, 15 men ; wounded, 4 officers and 86 men ;
missing, 2 officers and 64 men.
On the evening of May 7 we moved in the direction of Spotsyl-
vania Court-House and came up with the enemy at Laurel Hill on
the morning of May 8, at 10 o'clock, and engaged him. The regi-
ment took an active part in the operations at Spotsylvania Court-
House. The casualties in the regiment are as follows : Killed, 8
men ; wounded, 2 officers, 30 men ; missing, 2 men.
Moved from Spotsylvania Court-House and crossed the North
Anna River at Jericho Mills at 5 p. m. of May 23, 1864 ; found the
enemy in force along the wooded ridge near the Gordonsville and
Richmond Railroad ; engaged him at this point with the following
loss : Killed, 2 men ; wounded, 8 men ; missing, 1 man.
Recrossed the North Anna on the night of the 27th of May, and
crossed the Pamunkey on the 28th, and took up position a mile from
the river. Resumed march on the 29th instant, and after moving
* For continuation of report, see Vol. XL, Part I. -
ROBT. W. BARD,