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After the Sixth corps had reached the position named, General Sheridan "one evening" proceeded 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 captuto 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 the right, the Nineteenth corps placed next to it, the Eighth corps in the centre, and the Sixth corps on the left, with Powell's division, which was for a time cut off, on the left of all, and a charge of the enemy resisted and an advance made — su