patrol duty and reconnoissances.
Upon his arrival, Grant seems to have noted this mal-administration and to hme a pail o‘ water, and promptly disappeared.
General Grant states in his Memoirs that on the 8th of May he d that movement.
It happened that on the 8th of May Grant, Meade, and Sheridan were together at army headquartOn the 21st Sheridan, continuing his march to rejoin Grant, crossed the Pamunkey near White House, on the ruinsmile night march we had the good fortune to find General Grant near Chesterfield Station, where on the 25th thexty prisoners.
Having secured the desired position, Grant directed Sheridan to regain the touch with Lee's mai the Second Division as one of its severest.
General Grant adds:
But our troops had to bury the dead, a Northern Virginia seemed to have hidden itself, and Grant's infantry moved cautiously to the left and front.
a suitable camping-ground, Sheridan was directed by Grant to return to Cold Harbor and hold it at all hazards.