20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment : Battle of Globe Tavern, Weldon Railroad

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20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment at the Battle of Globe Tavern
(AKA Second Battle of Weldon Railroad)

Report of Capt. Joseph F. Land, Twentieth Maine
Infantry, of operations August 18-28.

HDQRS. TWENTIETH MAINE VOLUNTEERS,
August 28, 1864.
LIEUT.: I have the honor to transmit the following report of the
part taken by this command in the operations since the 18th instant:

On the 18th of august the regiment broke camp and moved with the
brigade to the Weldon railroad; threw up earth-works on the westerly
side of the road, near the yellow House. On the afternoon of the 19th
moved to the right in support and returned. On Sunday, the 21st,
assisted in repelling the attack of the enemy; suffered no loss. A small
number of prisoners were brought in by the picket. Since then the
regiment has remained encamped behind earth-works.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOSEPH F. LAND,
Capt., Cmdg.

Lieut. C. H. HAND,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-Gen., Third Brigade.

Source: Official Records. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. [CHAP. LIV. [Series I. Vol. 42. Part I, Reports. Serial No. 87.]

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