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n attacks in return Sheridan forced back to Dinwiddie Sheridan holds Dinwiddie generalship of Shh to avoid the infantry, was to pass through Dinwiddie, and then turn to the north and west againstever-failing confidence, came riding up from Dinwiddie, to confer with Grant about ending the mattet the White Oak road is crossed by that from Dinwiddie as it runs to the Southside railway. Still e to move to the Boydton road, march down to Dinwiddie, and join the line of battle there. Mountedack to the main line immediately in front of Dinwiddie. Meanwhile, Sheridan had brought up two brilf miles from Meade and five and a half from Dinwiddie. There was communication by military telegre: I wish you would send out some cavalry to Dinwiddie to see if information can be got from Sherid sight, about two and a half miles north of Dinwiddie, having arrived at this point at daylight; Crook's division, 3,000 strong, was south of Dinwiddie on the 1st of April, and as far from the bat[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