GDG- southernmost engagement

Matt Diestel agatematt at gmail.com
Sun Jan 29 16:50:03 CST 2012


>
> Esteemed GDG Members Al Mackey & Leo McGuire Contributes:
>
> Sent: Sunday, January 29, 2012 12:38 PM
> Subject: Re: GDG- southernmost engagement
>
>
>  The question was the southernmost engagement that involved units of the
>> Army of Northern Virginia.
>> Al Mackey
>>
>
> I missed that qualifier.  That being said, the top of my head, not exactly
> a reliable source, says Five Forks.
> Leo McGuire
>
>   When Robert Hoke and his division was sent down to North Carolina in
> December 1864 to help defend Ft. Fisher and Wilmington, were they still a
> part of the ANV on temporary detached service? If so, then the farthest
> south would have been at Ft. Fisher.

      Do know that by late February or early March --- at approximately the
same time Wade Hampton etc. were sent south --- the detachment had been
made permanent.
              With regards,
                    Chet


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