ct full sets of these reports for all of our armies, and shall publish from time to time such as we shall be able to secure.
We earnestly ask that any one having reports of these campaigns will forward them without delay to this office.
The following reports of the battle of the Wilderness have never been in print, so far as we are aware:
Report of General James Longstreet.
headquarters First Army corps, March 23, 1865.
Colonel — On the 11th of April, 1864, I received orders at Bristol from the Adjutant and Inspector-General to report with the original portion of the First corps (Kershaw's and Field's divisions and Alexander's battalion of artillery) to General R. E. Lee, commanding Army of Northern Virginia.
On the 14th I reached Charlottesville, and awaited there the arrival of my troops, which were somewhat delayed by want of transportation on railroad.
As the troops arrived they were encamped at points between Charlottesville and Gordonsville.
On the 22d, in obed