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on the right and left of the infantry. The approach to Winchester by the Berryville road is through a difficult gorge, and it was nine o'clock before an advance in line could be effected. The attack was then made in handsome style, without cover; but by this time Early's two divisions from Martinsburg had come upon the ground, and the rebels were not only able to hold their own, but made a countercharge, and the national centre was forced back for a while. Sheridan, however, threw forward Upton's brigade and struck the attacking column in flank, when the rebels in turn were driven back, and the national line was re-established. The enemy's principal strength was opposite Sheridan's right, where the Martinsburg road comes in, and Crook was now directed to find the left of the rebel line, strike it in flank or rear, and break it up, while Sheridan made a left half wheel of the main line of battle to support him. Crook advanced with spirit, forcing the enemy rapidly from his posit
e thousand prisoners, and destroyed the arsenal, armory, machine-shops, and a vast quantity of stores. On the 4th, he captured and destroyed Tuscaloosa. On the 10th, he crossed the Alabama river, and, on the 14th, occupied Montgomery, which the enemy had abandoned. Here he divided his force, sending one portion upon West Point, and the other against Columbus, in Georgia. Both these places were assaulted and captured on the 16th of April, the latter by a gallant night attack, in which Generals Upton and Winslow particularly distinguished themselves. This was the last battle of the war. On the 21st, Macon was surrendered, with sixty field guns, twelve thousand militia-men, and five generals, including Howell Cobb, who had been a member of Buchanan's cabinet, and afterwards rebel governor of Georgia. At Macon, the cavalry career was checked by news of the armistice between Johnston and Sherman, which included Wilson's command. In twenty-eight days the cavalry had marched five hu
ject of final movement from Petersburg, 442; seized by Wright, 510. Spottsylvania, battles around, II., 136; nature and features of battle-field, 138; movements of May 8, 142; fighting on the Po river, 152-160; Warren's assault of May 10, 161; Upton's storming party, 164; assault of May 12, 171-182; movements from May 13 to 20, 195-210. Stanton, Edwin M., Secretary of War, support and appreciation of Grant, from Fort Donelson, i., 54; offers to remove Rosecrans from command 424; constant, General James M. at Jackson, i., 248; assault on Vicksburg, 311; siege of Vicksburg 345. Trade with enemy inimical to success in war, i., 409-411. Unanimity of North, as well as South, i., 4. United States, growth of, i., 1. Upton, General, Emory, at Spottsylvania, II., 163, 165. Van Dorn, General Earl, in West Tennessee, 109-120. Vicksburg, strength and importance of, i., 125; canal, proposed in 1862, but unsuccessful, 125; Grant's plans against, 133, 141; Sherman's expedit