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William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 41 1 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 22 4 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Grant in peace: from Appomattox to Mount McGregor, a personal memoir 12 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 32. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 3 Browse Search
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, The Passing of the Armies: The Last Campaign of the Armies. 9 3 Browse Search
Edward Porter Alexander, Military memoirs of a Confederate: a critical narrative 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: October 25, 1864., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
A. J. Bennett, private , First Massachusetts Light Battery, The story of the First Massachusetts Light Battery , attached to the Sixth Army Corps : glance at events in the armies of the Potomac and Shenandoah, from the summer of 1861 to the autumn of 1864. 6 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 0 Browse Search
John D. Billings, The history of the Tenth Massachusetts battery of light artillery in the war of the rebellion 4 0 Browse Search
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to the headquarters of Colonel Powell, commanding the Second division of cavalry, then near Front Royal, and studied out a plan with General Torbert, chief of cavalry, for one of the grandest cavalry movements of the war. For this latter purpose Merritt's and Powell's cavalry divisions, during the same night, were moved across both branches of the Shenandoah rivers. Before morning a dispatch was captured from General Longstreet to General Early, the former informing the latter that sufficient cements were on their way to join him to enable him "to crush Sheridan out of the Valley." In consequence of the capture of this dispatch, the cavalry movement was abandoned, Powell remaining near Front Royal, on the left of Sheridan's line, and Merritt moving back again towards the right of the "army line," in the rear of Custer. Next morning, after the abandonment of the cavalry movement, General Sheridan took a small escort and some of his staff and proceeded rapidly to Piedmont, where he w