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h to Spottsylvania left entirely unobstructed, while three divisions of cavalry remained practically ineffective by reason of disjointed and irregular instructions. On the morning of the 8th, when I found that such orders had been given, I made some strong remonstrances against the course that had been pursued, but it was then too late to carry out the combinations I had projected the night before, so I proceeded to join Merritt on the Spottsylvania road. On reaching Merritt I found General Warren making complaint that the cavalry were obstructing his column, so I drew Merritt off the road, and the leading division of the Fifth Corps pushed up to the front. It got into line about 11 o'clock, and advanced to take the village, but it did not go very far before it struck Anderson's corps, and was hurled back with heavy loss. This ended all endeavor to take Spottsylvania that day. A little before noon General Meade sent for me, and when I reached his headquarters I found that hi
plated that the campaign should begin with the movement of Warren's corps (the Fifth) at 3 o'clock on the morning of the 29tthe trenches. The cavalry was to move in conjunction with Warren and Humphreys, and make its way out beyond our left as thehe enemy's approach toward the rear of the Fifth Corps, as Warren extended to the left across the Boydton road. Any of thesction with the Quaker road. Humphreys's corps was next to Warren; then came Ord, next Wright, and then Parke, with his right resting on the Appomattox. The moving of Warren and Humphreys to the left during the day was early discovered by General way back to Dinwiddie I stopped at the headquarters of General Warren, but the General being asleep, I went to the tent of ofriend with whom I had served in Oregon. In a few minutes Warren came in, and we had a short conversation, he speaking rathng influenced no doubt by the depressing weather. From Warren's headquarters I returned by the Boydton road to Dinwiddie
ne, I concluded that it would be best to order Warren to move in on the enemy's rear while the cavale morning of April 1 sent this despatch to General Warren: cavalry headquarters, Dinwiddie C. H., April 1, 1865.3 A. M. Major-General Warren, Commanding Fifth Army Corps. I am holding in front of nce on the plan for defeating Pickett, telling Warren how the enemy was posted, explaining with consrve, opposite the centre of these two. General Warren seemed to understand me clearly, and then ent grew into disgust. At last I expressed to Warren my fears that the cavalry might expend all theHowever, when my patience was almost worn out, Warren reported his troops ready, Ayres's division berks there were four imputations concerning General Warren. The first implied that Warren failed to Warren failed to reach me on the 1st of April, when I had reason to expect him; the second, that the tactical handliwas not an ordinary one, and as I thought that Warren had not risen to its demand in the battle, I d[27 more...]