NBD @airtower-luna . I just wanted to make sure I was not missing anything. In the .git directory, there are several *_HEAD files. None applied to my ask. But git has its own magic. I found this in the logs. Is there a command to fetch from this list? This is exactly what I am looking for. The head directory shows amends as well as commits. As you can see I pushed amends (bad) but this was a brand new repo with no participants. Thank you.
$ cat .git/logs/refs/remotes/origin/master
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0000000000000000000000000000000000000000 68d1294809313ba402e8e090b4d9dad69d5f6637 Peter <email> 1616498049 -0500 update by push
5b1b64d0ad9d92596463218e40e6f0a28e1069f3 faef5d5155f1f7f22ee86d11f6c33b1d2b8829a7 Peter <email> 1627760615 -0500 update by push
And this show what was done locally
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0000000000000000000000000000000000000000 68d1294809313ba402e8e090b4d9dad69d5f6637 Peter <email> 1616497957 -0500 commit (initial): Initial Commit
68d1294809313ba402e8e090b4d9dad69d5f6637 373c153c439b8c7884e5ae8fff2491427411a119 Peter <email> 1616498214 -0500 commit (amend): Initial Commit
5b1b64d0ad9d92596463218e40e6f0a28e1069f3 faef5d5155f1f7f22ee86d11f6c33b1d2b8829a7 Peter Hyman <email> 1627760536 -0500 commit: lrzip-next v0.8.x support. Show filter method.