March 28 .-Joined Army of the Potomac near Petersburg.
March 29.-Marched to Dinwiddie Court-House.
March 30.-Engaged the enemy near Five Forks.
March 31.-Fought the enemy (Pickett's division) all day at Five Forks.
April 1.-Engaged the enemy's cavalry and a division (Pickett's) of infantry at Five Forks, and after seven hours' hard fighting, captured their works, with 2 pieces of artillery,- battle-flags, and over 1,000 prisoners.
April 2.-Gained the South Side Railroad; engaged the enemy at Scott's farm.
April 3.-Marched to near Dennsville.
April 4.-Attacked the enemy near Finney's Mills; fought until late, and marched all night.
April 5.-Marched to near Burkeville.
April 6.-Attacked the enemy's wagon train and fought all day, capturing a number of prisoners, and encamped near Sailor's Creek.
April 7.-Marched through Prince Edward Court-House and encamped near Prospect Station.
April 8.-Engaged the enemy near Appomattox Court-House; skirmishing all night.
April 9.-Engaged the enemy at daybreak and fought until 10 a. m., when General Lee surrendered his army.
April 10.-Returned to Prospect Station.
April 11.-Returned to near Prince Edward Court-House.
April 12.-Returned to near Burkeville Station.
April 13.-Returned to Nottoway Court-House.
April 14, 15, and 16.-Remained in camp.
April 17.-Marched to near Ford's Station, on South Side Railroad.
April 18.-Marched to near Petersburg and encamped.
April 19 and 20.-Remained in camp.
April 21.-Moved in camp.
April 22 and 23.-Remained in camp.
April 24.-Marched at 6 a. m. on the Boydton road.
April 25.-Marched to Meherrin River.
April 26.-Marched to near Boydton.
April 27.-Marched to Abbyville.
April 28.-Crossed the Staunton River.
April 29.-Recrossed the river and encamped.
April 30.-Marched to near Keys's Station, on Danville railroad.
Reserve Brigade, First Cavalry Division.
January 4.-Received orders from division headquarters to go into winter quarters.
January 6.-Colonel Crownishield returned from leave and assumed command of brigade.
January 12.-Major McKendry, Second Massachusetts Cavalry, four officers and 200 men, went on reconnaissance to Strasburg, returning same day; reported no indications of enemy.
January 15.-Brigadier-General Gibbs relieved from command of division (by return of Brevet Major-General Merritt) and assumed command of brigade.
January 17.-Brigade reviewed and inspected by Brevet Major-General Merritt (present, Major-General Emory, Brevet Major-General Torbert, and Brigadier-General Fessenden.)