CITY POINT, July 11, 1864-3 p.m.
Dispatch for General Sheridan received by me at 2.30 p.m. I have sent it by an officer who should deliver it to General Sheridan by 3.30 p.m.
HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Signal Station, July 11, 1864-5.45 p.m.
Chief of Staff:
General Gregg's division will report to you without delay with three days' rations and two days' forage.
P. H. SHERIDAN,
HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, Jordan's Point, Va., July 11, 1864-4.15 p.m.
Brigadier General D. McM. GREGG,
Commanding Second Cavalry Division:
GENERAL: The major-general commanding directs me to inclose you the within copy of a telegraph dispatch* just received from the major-general commanding Army of the Potomac. General Sheridan directs that you move your division at once compliance with the within dispatch. You ill take three days' subsistence and two days' forage.
JAS. W. FORSYTH,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.
ORDERS.] HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS,
July 11, 1864-5.15 p.m.
The division will move at 6.30 to Jerusalem plank road in the following order: First, Second Brigade; second, First Brigade; third, ambulances, ammunition wagons. All wagons (regimental and other, save those for the headquarters for each brigade) will be at once sent to the division train. One wagon will be allowed to each battery for forage. The commander of the First Brigade will place one regiment in rear of the wagons and ambulances.
By command of Brigadier-General Gregg:
H. C. WEIR,
Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS THIRD DIVISION, CAVALRY CORPS, July 11, 1864.
Colonel J. B. McINTOSH,
Commanding First Brigade, Third Division:
COLONEL: The brigadier-general commanding directs that you detail one regiment from your command for picket duty, to relieve Captain
*See Humphreys to Sheridan,2.15 p.m, p.166.