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Philip Henry Sheridan, Personal Memoirs of P. H. Sheridan, General, United States Army . 5 1 Browse Search
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of March 31, 1865. Major-General Philip H. Sheridan. Captain Thomas W. C. Moore, Aide-de-camp. Captain Michael V. Sheridan, Aide-de-camp. principal staff-officers: Lieutenant-Colonel James W. Forsyth, Chief-of-Staff. Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick C. Newhall, Adjutant-General. Colonel Frank T. Sherman, Inspector-General. Captain Andrew J. McGonnigle, Chief Quartermaster. Lieutenant-Colonel John Kellogg, Chief Commissary of Subsistence. Surgeon James T. Ghiselin, Medical Director. Captain George L. Gillespie, Chief Engineer. Captain Ocran H. Howard, Chief Signal Officer. Army of the Shanandoah. Brigadier-General Wesley Merritt. first division. Brigadier-General Thomas C. Devin. first brigade: Colonel Peter Stagg. First Michigan, Lieutenant-Colonel George R. Maxwell. Fifth Michigan, Lieutenant-Colonel Smith H. Hastings. Sixth Michigan, Lieutenant-Colonel Harvey H. Vinton. Seventh Michigan, Lieutenant-Colonel George G. Briggs. Second brigade: Colonel Charles L. Fitzhugh.
the Claiborne and White Oaks roads. In execution of this plan, Merritt worked his men close in toward the intrenchments, and while he was thus engaged, I ordered Warren to bring up the Fifth Corps, sending the order by my engineer officer, Captain Gillespie, who had reconnoitred the ground in the neighborhood of Gravelly Run Church, where the infantry was to form for attack. Gillespie delivered the order about 1 o'clock, and when the corps was put in motion, General Warren joined me at theGillespie delivered the order about 1 o'clock, and when the corps was put in motion, General Warren joined me at the front. Before he came, I had received, through Colonel Babcock, authority from General Grant to relieve him, but I did not wish to do it, particularly on the eve of battle; so, saying nothing at all about the message brought me, I entered at once on the plan for defeating Pickett, telling Warren how the enemy was posted, explaining with considerable detail, and concluding by stating that I wished his troops to be formed on the Gravelly Church road, near its junction with the White Oak road, w