Federal Generals Stevenson and Sedgewick killed.
Wednesday, May 11--Assault in force on our breastworks from morning to sunset.
Most obstinate on Gen Anderson, our left, at sunset.
Repulsed with tremendous loss
Thursday, May 12--The great battle of Spotsylvania C H. Grant reinforced by one full corps from Washington.
Assault on breastworks, ten lines deep.
Johnson and Stuart captured--2,000 men and 18 guns.
Our line re-established.
Yankees repaired with loss of 20,000 (?) Gen Perrin killed.
Walker Gordon, McGowan, and Johnson, wounded.
Friday, May 13--No fighting.
Meade's congratulatory order.
Saturday, May 14.--Partial attack by Lee successful.
Grant swung away from our left to the railroad.
Sunday, May 15--Enemy still moving.
Left behind 13 caissons and 21 gun carriages.
Lee's congratulatory order. "Advance of principal army of enemy thus far checked, and a heavy loss inflicted."
Monday, May 16--Skirmishing.
Tuesday, May 17--Skirmishing