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to doubt if it was as heavy as our own. They fought, I am told, quite well, and fired more accurately than usual. Among their casualties he instances Gens. Stuart (J. E. B.) and J. M. Jones slightly wounded; Col. Nelligan, 1st La., severely; and Lt.-Col. Walton, 23d Va., killed. Our losses on this day were 309; but this includes none from French's corps, who were skirmishing a good part of the day; while we lost a few more on the 29th and 30th. The Dispatch correspondent reports that Rosser's cavalry, raiding in our rear, struck a train near Wilderness tavern, and captured 70 wagons (whereof they destroyed 50), and brought off 150 prisoners and as many mules or horses. It is probable that, including deserters, either army was depleted by fully 1,000 men during this Mine Run movement. near Robertson's tavern, which he regarded as the key of the position. The 5th corps came up next morning; Nov. 28. and now Gregg went forward with his cavalry on the plank road, and had a
ion to White House, and so rejoined Gen. Grant. His raid was less effective than had been calculated, because Gen. hunter, who was expected to meet him at Gordonsville, had taken a different direction, leaving more foes on Sheridan's hands than lie was able satisfactorily to manage. His total loss, mainly in the last fight at Trevilian's, was 735, whereof some 300 were prisoners. He brought out 370 prisoners. The Rebel loss in killed and wounded was at least equal to ours, and included Gen. Rosser and Col. Custer, wounded, and Col. McAllister, killed. Gen. Grant now decided to pass the Chickahominy far to Lee's right, and thence move across the James to attack Richmond from the south. It was a bold resolve, especially as the authorities at Washington had a settled and reasonable repugnance to a movement which seemed to place the Federal City at the mercy of Lee. Taking up the rails from the Chickahominy to White House, and shipping them around for use south of the James, Smith
Xxvi. West Virginia and North of the Rapidan in 1864. Sam Jones captures Beers at Jonesville Rosser takes Petersburg Averill hits him at Springfield Sigel's defeat at Newmarket Averill worsted at Wytheville Crook's fight near Dublin y, on the line of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad west of Cumberland, came to nothing; but a later expedition, sent under Rosser over into West Virginia from the Valley by Early, surprised Jan. 30. a train moving from New creek to Petersburg, Hard0 sheep, in addition. Of many raids from Dixie into West Virginia, hardly another was so cheaply successful as this. Rosser next surprised Feb. 2. the Baltimore and Ohio railroad station at Patterson creek bridge, 8 miles west of Cumberland,e damage had been done. Sheridan's rear, as he moved down to Strasburg, being infested Oct. 9. by Rebel horse under Rosser, he ordered Torbert, commanding his cavalry, to turn upon and chastise the presumption. The Rebels broke and fled at the
Xxxiv. Fall of Richmond--end of the War.—Grant-Lee — Sheridan. Grant passive Rebel attempt to arm negroes Warren's advance to the Meherrin raid of the Rebel gunboats fight at Dabney's Mill our left on Hatcher's Run Rosser's raid to Beverly capture of Kelly and Crook Sheridan up the Valley Annihilates Early at Waynesboroa captures Charlottesville Fa is to Cross the James above Richmond crosses below, and reaches Grant Gordon surprises Fort Steedman is repulsed at Fort Hasended to Hatcher's run. The Rebels in Northern Virginia evinced the greater activity during the Winter. Aside from sundry inconsiderable but annoying dashes through our lines at several points, by the alert, ubiquitous guerrilla, Moseby, Gen. Rosser, with a mounted force, slipped across the main range of the Alleghanies into West Virginia; surprising Beverly, Randolph county; which was held by a garrison of 700, who were caught Jan. 11. sound asleep, with pickets only 300 yards from th