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them (dismounted) and routed McGowan's, Lane's, and Kershaw's brigades, capturing 2 battle-flags and 150 prisoners. The troops making the attack here this morning are Wilcox's and Kershaw's divisions. They were relieved on the right this morning by the balance of Hill's corps, which crossed the river last night.

Very respectfully,

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 28, 1864-2.25 p.m.

Major General A. A. HUMPHREYS,

Chief of Staff:

Torbert's and Gregg's divisions were attached this a.m. by Kershaw's and Wilcox's divisions, not far from the intersection of the Charles City road and the New Market road, and to the left of that intersection. They at first drove in my picket-line, which had been re-enforced strongly, to my second line. We charged them, the lines being only thirty yards apart, and routed them, capturing the colors of three infantry regiments and 150 prisoners. The balance of Hill's corps crossed the river last night. The enemy's movements this a.m. have been toward our right flank. My loss this a.m. will not, I hope, exceed 200. The prisoners captured by me belong to two divisions of the enemy and three different brigades.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, July 28, 1864.

Doctor PEASE,

Medical Director, Cavalry Corps, Wind-Mill Point:

DOCTOR:We have 150 killed and wounded. Will be sent to corps hospital by boat with two surgeons. Everything is going on well. Wounded operated on; are well taken care of. Two flags captured and one gun lost. Do not try to come out. All wounded will be sent to corps headquarters.

H. A. DU BOIS,

Assistant Surgeon.

HDQRS. CAVALRY CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, July 28, 1864.

Brigadier-General GREGG,

Commanding Second Cavalry Division:

You will move out your division to the support of General Torbert, who is ordered to take position on the Central road leading to Richmond.

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General, Commanding.