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ls made several desperate attempts to retake this line, but without success; it remained in the national hands. The loss in these two corps was fifty-two killed, eight hundred and twenty-four wounded, and two hundred and seven missing; that of the rebels was probably greater, as they were repelled in several severe assaults. Ord as well as Meade was at Grant's headquarters, discussing the preparations for the 29th, when the report of the first assault arrived; and Grant at once notified Gibbon, who had been left in command of the army of the James. This, he said, may be a signal for leaving. Be ready to take advantage of it. To Meade, after the results of the day were known, he telegraphed: Your last dispatch reflects great credit on the army for the promptness with which it became the attacking force after repelling an unexpected assault. The next day he recommended that Parke and Humphreys should be announced in orders as commanders of their respective corps, a military compl
hat your order provides for, and has my very hearty approval. Ord will make a forced march with Gibbon's two divisions, and will come near reaching Burksville to-day. Amid all the crowding interesengaged, so that the movement it directed was not made. At the same time Grant said to Ord: Send Gibbon with his two divisions to Farmville to hold that crossing. The Sixth corps is also ordered . . idan held fast to what he had gained, and at 9.20 P. M. sent information back to Grant. If General Gibbon and the Fifth corps can get up to-night, he said, we will perhaps finish the job in the morn. I do not think Lee means to surrender until compelled to do so. He also sent word to Ord and Gibbon and Griffin that if they pressed on there would be no possibility of escape for Lee. Early onected Crook to fall back slowly, and sacrifice no more men in trying to check this heavy force. Gibbon, Griffin, and a division of colored troops were ensconced in the woods, waiting for orders to ad
n reports or returns. Engineer Brigade Nothing in reports or returns. Battalion of U. S. Engineers Nothing in reports or returns. Signal Corps Nothing in reports or returns. Sheridan's Cavalry Report of Major-General P. H. Sheridan (returns fail to show losses).20170190106855911183213391440 2d Army Corps Report of Major-General A. A. Humphreys, commanding.211822037811181191236076302024 5th Army Corps Returns.182452631031553165665405462465 6th Army Corps Returns.1542 9th Army Corps Report of Major-General John G. Parke, commanding.18235253851210129551561611709 Siege Train Artillery Report of Major George Ayer, Chief of Artillery.33111114 Siege Batteries Report of Brigadier-General H. L. Abbott, commanding.156178535367 24th Corps Report of Major-General John Gibbon, commanding. Army of the James1011312327565592715 Captured 25th Corps Report of Major-General G. Weitzel, commanding. Army of the James104040404090 sources of information.
fter fall of Atlanta III., 40; Sherman's plan for marching through, 42; Sherman destroys enemy's supplies, 222; rebel consternation at Sherman's progress in, 222; garrison of Wilmington ordered to, 223; alarm of rebel sat Sherman's march, 286; governor of, asking for reinforcements, 287; flight of governor and state officers, 288; slaves liberated by Sherman, 297; damages to, by Sherman, 297. Getty General George W., battle of Wilderness, II., 103, 109, 117; Cedar creek, 93-96. Gibbon, General, John, battle of Wilderness, II., 117, Spottsylvania, 152, 161, 172; North Anna, 232; Cold harbor, 291; Ream's station, 529; in Appomattox campaign, III., 594. Gillem, General A. C., at Morristown, III., 191. Gillmore, General Q. A., reinforces Butler, II., 44, 86; battle of Drury's Bluff, 253, 254; movement against Petersburg, 343; relieved from command by Butler, 344. Gold, high price of, in August, 1864, III., 12. Goldsboro, Sherman's objective point in Carolina campaign III