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his battle, in which sabre cuts were freely exchanged.
Upon the reorganization of the Army of the Potomac, in April, 1864, Major-General Philip H. Sheridan was placed in command of the Cavalry Corps.
The three divisions were commanded by Generals Torbert, Gregg (D. M.), and Wilson, and contained 32 regiments of cavalry, numbering 12,424, present for duty, equipped.
This does not include the cavalry--1812 in number — attached to the Ninth Corps; nor the horse artillery which acted in conjuncrt House, March 31; Five Forks, April 1; and Appomattox, April 9, 1865.
In August, 1864, Sheridan was promoted to the command of the Army of the Shenandoah, and took with him the First and Third Cavalry Divisions — Merritt's and Wilson's. General Torbert was assigned to the command of the cavalry forces in the Shenandoah, and his two divisions were reinforced by Duffie's and Averell's Cavalry Divisions of the Army of West Virginia.
The cavalry fighting in the Shenandoah was a series of bril