The rebel force thus accumulated was nearly eighteen thousand strong,
On the 20th of February, Lee reported:
W. H. F. Lee4,120
Fitz Hugh Lee 1,921
In addition to these commands, Rosser's cavalry and a battery of artillery were engaged at Dinwiddie, but of these I can find no return.
Pickett states in his report that one of his own brigades, as well as one of Johnson's, was absent on the 31st of March; but a portion of Heth and on his last throw.
When he discovered that Grant was again moving to the left, he quickly, in spite of mud and rains and heavy roads, transferred nearly one-third
The forces of Pickett, Anderson, Heth, Wilcox, W. H. F. and Fitz Hugh Lee, and Rosser were all in front of Warren or Sheridan on the 30th of March.
These amounted to 27,500 men. See Lee's return of February 20th.
But Pickett's Report, published in Pickett's Men, puts them at 8,000! of his army to the threatened point, and throwi