Doc. 110. Major-General Sheridan's report.
Headquarters military division of the South-West, New Orleans, Louisiana, July 16, 1865.General — I have the honor to make the following report of the operations of my command in the campaign from Winchester, in the Shenandoah valley, to the armies in front of Petersburg, beginning February twenty-seventh, and ending March twenty-eighth. The command consisted of the First and Third divisions of cavalry, of the Army of the Shenandoah, under the immediate command of Brevet Major-General Wesley Merritt, Brevet Major-General George A. Custer commanding the Third division, and Brigadier-General T. C. Devin, the first. The following was the effective force: Effective Force First and Third Cavalry Divisions, Army of the Shenandoah, February Twenty-eighth, 1865--Major-General Wesley Merritt, Chief of Cavalry.
|commissioned officers.||enlisted men.|
|First cavalry division, Brigadier-General T. C. Devin, commanding||260||4,787|
|One section (companies C and E) Fourth United States artillery||2||52|
|Third cavalry division, Brevet Major-General George A. Custer commanding||240||4,600|
|One section (Company M) Second United States artillery||1||45|