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n attacks in return Sheridan forced back to Dinwiddie Sheridan holds Dinwiddie generalship of ShDinwiddie generalship of Sheridan situation, March 31st Sheridan not dismayed Grant determines to reinforce Sheridan Warreh to avoid the infantry, was to pass through Dinwiddie, and then turn to the north and west againstby its left, and, passing near to or through Dinwiddie, reach the right and rear of the enemy as so line is now unbroken from the Appomattox to Dinwiddie. We are all ready, however, to give up all y and a battery of artillery were engaged at Dinwiddie, but of these I can find no return. Pickettmberlain's creek, a little north and west of Dinwiddie, where the enemy was making preparations to army of the James: Send Mackenzie at once to Dinwiddie, to the support of Sheridan. He has been atked by cavalry and infantry, and driven into Dinwiddie. Fighting was still going on, when I last hmand, and was directed to remain in front of Dinwiddie, and rest his men, until further orders. [22 more...]
General Davies' brigade, and, advancing rapidly, gained the forks of the road at J. Boisseau's. This forced Devin—who was in advance—and Davies to cross the Boydton road. General Gregg's brigade and General Gibbes's brigade, which were towards Dinwiddie, then attacked the enemy in rear very handsomely: this stopped his march towards the left of our infantry, and finally caused him to turn towards Dinwiddie and attack us in heavy force. The enemy then again attacked at Chamberlain's creek and Dinwiddie and attack us in heavy force. The enemy then again attacked at Chamberlain's creek and forced General Smith's position. At this time Capehart's and Pennington's brigades of Custer's division came up, and a very handsome fight occurred. The enemy have gained some ground; but we still hold in front of Dinwiddie court-house, and Davies and Devin are coming down the Boydton plank-road to join us. The opposing force was Pickett's division, Wise's independent brigade, and Fitz Lee's, Rosser's, and W. H. F. Lee's cavalry commands. The men have behaved splendidly. Our loss in
heridan ordered against, III., 442; struck by Sheridan, 500. Davies, General H. E., Jr., at Dinwiddie, III., 468-470; at Painesville, 559. Davis, Jefferson, at Lookout mountain, i. 451; bombastriver, 511; at Ream's station, 530; at Peeble's farm, III., 77; at Hatcher's run, 117, 124; at Dinwiddie, 460. Griffin, General, Charles, at battle of Wilderness, II., 106; on North Anna, 228; at , 552-560. Merritt, General, Wesley, in Valley of Virginia, III., 95, 98, 412; at battle of Dinwiddie, 468-472; at battle of Five Forks, 495; pursuit to Appomattox, 524, 547, 552, 560; at battle oont, battle of II., 418. Pickett, General George E., at Five Forks, III., 467; at battle of Dinwiddie, 470; at battle of Five Forks, 484; narrow escape of, 493; crosses the Appomattox, 518; flightRichmond, 382, 442; at Dinwiddie court-house, 453; movement against Five Forks, 457; battle of Dinwiddie, 471-476; battle of Five Forks, 489-494; relieves Warren from command, 494; at Jetersville, 55