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The Massachusetts troops operating against Richmond, Va., under Lieutenant-General Grant (May 5, 1864), were as follows:1

Army of the Potomac (Maj.-Gen. G. G. Meade).

Provost Guard.—1st Mass. Cavalry, Cos. C and D (Capt. E. A. Flint).

Second Army Corps (Hancock).

First Division.—2d Brigade, 28th Mass., Lieut.-Col. G. W. Cartwright.

Second Division.—1st Brigade, 15th Mass. (Maj. J. Harris Hooper); 19th (Maj. Edmund Rice); 20th (Maj. Henry L. Abbott).

Fourth Division.—1st Brigade, 1st Mass. (Col. N. B. McLaughlen); 16th Mass. (Lieut.-Col. Waldo Merriam); 2d Brigade, 11th Mass. (Col. William Blaisdell); Artillery Brigade, 10th Mass. Battery (Capt. J. Henry Sleeper).

Fifth Army Corps (Warren).

First Division.—2d Brigade, 9th Mass. Infantry (Col. P. R. Guiney); 22d Mass. (Col. W. S. Tilton) (with 2d Co. Sharpshooters attached); 32d Mass. (Col. G. L. Prescott); 3d Brigade, 18th Mass. (Col. Joseph Hayes).

Second Division.—1st Brigade (Col. S. H. Leonard), 13th Mass. (Capt. Chas. H. Hovey); 39th Mass. (Col. P. S. Davis); 2d Brigade, 12th Mass. (Col. J. L. Bates); Artillery Brigade, 3d Battery (Capt. A. P. Martin); 5th Battery (Capt. C. A. Phillips).

Sixth Army Corps (Sedgwick).

Second Division.—4th Brigade (Brig.-Gen. H. L. Eustis), 7th Mass. (Col. T. D. Johns); 10th Mass. (Lieut.-Col. J. B. Parsons); 37th Mass. (Col. Oliver Edwards); Artillery Brigade, 1st Mass. Battery (Capt. W. H. McCartney).

Ninth Army Corps (Burnside).

First Division.—1st Brigade, 35th Mass. (Maj. N. Wales); 56th Mass. (Col. C. E. Griswold); 57th Mass. (Col. W. F. Bartlett); 59th Mass. (Col. J. P. Gould); 2d Brigade, 21st Mass. (Lieut.-Col. G. P. Hawkes).

Second Division.—1st Brigade, 36th Mass. (Lieut.-Col. J. C. Whiton); Artillery, 11th Mass. Battery (Capt. E. J. Jones).

1 Official War Records, 67, p. 106.

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