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Report of operations of the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from April 6 to August 4, 1864

United States. Army of the Potomac. Cavalry Corps.

Report of operations of the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from April 6 to August 4, 1864

Major-General P.H. Sheridan, commanding.

by United States. Army of the Potomac. Cavalry Corps.

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Published in [New Orleans .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Cavalry operations.,
    • Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.

    • Edition Notes

      Dated from New Orleans, May 13, 1866. Signed at end: P.H. Sheridan, Major General, United States Army.

      ContributionsSheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE476.5 .U52 1866
      The Physical Object
      Pagination17 p.
      Number of Pages17
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5627472M
      LC Control Number68049898

      Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, ab strong, was organized into three infantry corps under Generals Longstreet, Ewell, and Hill, and a cavalry corps under Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart. At the beginning of May Meade's forces were located generally north of the Rapidan River east of Culpeper, and Lee's were in the wilderness area west. THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC STAFF FROM TO , by MAJ Esther S. Pinchasin, pages. The United States Army’s general staff structure and functions at the beginning of the American Civil War reflected the same organization and functions of George Washington’s staff during the Revolutionary War.

      In anticipation of the Army of the Potomac’s spring and summer campaigns, the USSC established the Auxiliary Relief Corps (ARC) in April-May While the FRC served the needs of the Army in the field, the ARC developed stations at field hospitals associated with particular Army corps, working closely with medical officers. 3 Bristoe Station and Mine Run: October 4-December 5, 4 Winter at Warrenton: December 6, Ap 5 The Overland Campaign and the Early Actions near Petersburg: May 1-J 6 Operations near Petersburg: July November 4, 7 Winter at Petersburg: November 6, Ma

      Service of the cavalry in the Army of the Potomac. Contributor Names Tobie, Edward P. (Edward Parsons), Cavalry operations Notes Edward P. Service of the cavalry in the Army of the Potomac. Providence, N. B. Williams & Co, Pdf.   1st Michigan Cavalry, Company E. Thread starter Army of the Potomac, to March, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to August, Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, , and Army of the Potomac to June, Returned to Camp Stoneman, D.C., and duty there till April.


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Report of operations of the Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, from April 6 to August 4, 1864 by United States. Army of the Potomac. Cavalry Corps. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Upon the reorganization of the Army from April 6 to August 4 the Potomac, in April,Major-General Philip H. Sheridan was placed in command of the Cavalry Corps.

The three divisions were commanded by Generals Torbert, Gregg (D. M.), and Wilson, and contained 32 regiments of cavalry, number, "present for duty, equipped.". GENERAL: I have the honor to make the following report of the campaign in the Valley of the Shenandoah, commencing August 4, On the evening of the 1st of August I was relieved from the command of the Cavalry Corps Report of operations of the Cavalry Corps the Army of the Potomac, to take command of the army of the Shenandoah, and on arriving at Washington, on the 4th instant.

1st Brigade, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac to April, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to June, Thornburg's Mills and Massaponax Church August Pope's Campaign in Northern Virginia.

Centreville August The Army of the Potomac has now a noble cavalry corps, and we hope its new Commander will be able to develop its power, and make the historic traditions of this arm a living reality.

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History of the Cavalry of the Army of the Potomac: Including that of the Army of Virginia (Pope's), and Also the History of the Operations of the Federal Cavalry in West Virginia During the War: Author: Charles Dudley Rhodes: Publisher: Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Company, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Nov The report for the previous year of the operations of the Second Army Corps and Army of the Potomac, while chief quartermaster, was transmitted on the 15th of September, On the 1st of July,the Army of the Potomac lay before Petersburg, confronting the Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General Lee.

Averill's Cavalry Brigade, Right Grand Division, Army of the Potomac, to February, 1st Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to June, 1st Brigade, Horse Artillery, Army of the Potomac and Shenandoah, to December, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Cavalry Overview: Organized at Cleveland and Camp Dennison, Ohio, August to October, Duty at Camp Dennison, Ohio, November 1,to.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Ap GENERAL: I have the honor to report the operations of the Second Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, during the campaign which ended with the capitulation of the rebel Army of Northern Virginia on the 9th instant.

Companies consolidated to a Battalion August 1,and designated Cole's Battalion, Potomac Home Brigade Cavalry. Attached to Railroad Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to September, Cavalry, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to November, Defences of Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to March, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of Virginia, to September, (Cos.

"A" and "C"). District of West Virginia, Dept. of the Ohio and Dept. of West Virginia. Cavalry Corps And Headquarters Flags Army of the Potomac General Orders No. 53 issued on May 12th, provided for a yellow swallow-tailed flag to designate the headquarters of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac.

The headquarters flags. Cavalry Corps/Army of the Potomac Civil War Facts The first organization of the cavalry into one command was made in April,and Maj.

Gen. George Stoneman was placed at its head. It numbe men present for duty, and was divided into three commands under Gens. History. The Army of the Potomac was created in but was then only the size of a corps (relative to the size of Union armies later in the war).

Its nucleus was called the Army of Northeastern Virginia, under Brig. Gen. Irvin McDowell, and it was the army that fought (and lost) the war's first major battle, the First Battle of Bull arrival in Washington, D.C., of Maj.

Gen. George B. Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac. After the disastrous Fredericksburg Campaign, Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker took command of the Army of the Potomac. One of Hooker's positive contributions was in creating a unified cavalry command in April The following engagements took place in the year during the American Civil Union armies, under the command of U.S.

Grant, launched multiple offenses in all theaters of the war, in an attempt to prevent Confederate forces from transferring troops from one army to another. At Saylers’ Creek on April 6, the Army of the Potomac trapped and captured about 8, Confederate soldiers.

Three days later, surrounded by blue-clad infantry and cavalry, Lee surrendered his remaining soldiers at Appomattox Court House. The Army of the Potomac has, arguably, fared less well in the battle for the memory of the Civil War. Cole’s Cavalry was then attached to Railroad Brigade, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to September Transferred to the Cavalry, 12th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to November Defenses of Upper Potomac, 8th Army Corps, Middle Department, to March,   Memorial for Army of the Potomac Cavalry Corps at - Commander- Major General Alfred Pleasonton men 52 guns casualties 85 killed wounded missing total The Cavalry Corps had elements from 36 regiments and 9 artillery batteries organized into 3 divisions of two or three brigades each and two artillery brigades.

During the winter ofthe III Corps was dissolved just so that the Army of the Potomac could be rid of French. The remaining corps commanders were Maj. Gen. George Sykes (V Corps), Maj. Gen. John Sedgwick (VI Corps), Maj. Gen. O. O. Howard (XI Corps), and Maj.

Gen. Henry W. Slocum (XII Corps), with Slocum being the most senior at.Brooke Rawle and the Third Pennsylvania Cavalry would serve with the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac through Aprilfighting partisans and guerillas in Northern Virginia and also seeing action during the Bristoe Station and Mine Run battles of late ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, 8 Mar MG George B.

McClellan CAVALRY RESERVE 6: 4 10pds Parrotts, 2 pds howitzers Wilson’s Battery, F, 1st N.Y. Artillery, 4 3-inch ordnance guns V Corps BG Nathaniel P. Bank Cavalry 1st Maine Cavalry, 5th New York Cavalry 1st Vermont Cavalry.