arer Richmond than he was. In the
Jericho Mills — Union Engineer Corps at work.
From a War-time photograph. afternoon of the 28th, after one of the severest cavalry engagements of the war, in which Hampton and Fitz Lee opposed the advance of Sheridan at Hawes's Shop, the infantry of both armies came up and again confronted each other along the Totopotomoy.
Here the Confederate position was found too strong to be attacked in front with any prospect of success, and again the sidling movements began — this time toward Cold Harbor.
Sheridan's cavalry had taken possession of Cold Harbor on the 31st, and had been promptly followed up by two corps of infantry.
The Sixth and Eighteenth corps reached Cold Harbor on the 1st of June.--editors. Longstreet's and a part of Hill's corps, with Hoke's and Breckinridge's divisions,
Breckinridge came from the Valley and joined Lee's army at the North Anna [Hanover Junction] with about 2700 men. Hoke had just arrived from Petersburg.