Having been in command of but one of the brigades composing the cavalry division during the 5th, 6th, and 7th instant, this report is necessarily imperfect.
I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. IRVIN GREGG,
Brevet Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding Second Division.
Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac.
Report of casualties in Second Cavalry Division, Army of the Potomac, in the engagements of the 5th, 6th, and 7th of February, 1865, near Hatcher's Run.
Command. Officers Men Officers Men
First Brigade ...... 3 7 20
Second Brigade. 2 9 4 48
Third Brigade. ..... ...... ..... 14
Artillery. ....... ..... ...... ......
Total. 2 12 11 82
Command. Officers Men Officers Men Aggrega
First Brigade ........ ...... 7 23 30
Second ....... 7 6 64 70
Third Brigade. ....... 4 ...... 18 18
Artillery. ...... ...... ....... ...... ......
Total. ...... 11 13 105 118
J. IRVIN GREGG,
Brevet Brigadier-General, Commanding.
Numbers 170. Report of Colonel Michael Kervin, Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, Commanding Second Brigade, of operations February 5-7.
HDQRS. SECOND BRIGADE, SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,
February 15, 1865.
I have the honor to submit the following report of operations of this brigade during the late movement of the 5th, 6th, and 7th instant:
The brigade moved out on the morning of the 5th on the advance of the Second Cavalry Division; proceeded to Reams' Station, Thirteenth Pennsylvania Cavarly in advance, where, finding no enemy, we took up the line of march down the Halifax road as far as the Malone road, on which we moved in the direction of Dinwiddie Court-House. Struck the enemy's pickets one mile from the Rowanty; forced them in rapidly on their reserve, which occupied a line of earth-works on the opposite side of the creek. The Thirteenth Pennsylvania was then dismounted and deployed on both sides of the road, with orders to advance and drive the enemy from its position, which it did. The Second Pennsylvania was then ordered up, and the bridge being repaired (the enemy having taken up the planks) charged across directly upon the enemy, who were now making for their horses, scattering