War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0557 Chapter LVIII. THE APPOMATTOX CAMPAIGN.

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MARCH 29-APRIL 9, 1865.-The Appomattox (Virginia) Campaign.


March 29, 1865.-Engagement at Lewis Farm near Gravelly Run.

Skirmish at junction of the Quaker and Boydton Roads.

Skirmish on the Vaughan Road, near Hatcher's Run.

30, 1865.-Skirmishes on the line of Hatcher's Run and Gravelly Run.

Skirmish near Five Forks.

31, 1865.-Engagement at the White Oak Road, or White Oak Ridge.

Action at Hatcher's Run, or Boydton Road.

Action at Crow's House.

Engagement at Dinwiddie Court-House.

April 1, 1865.-Battle of Five Forks.

Skirmish at the White Oak Road.

Bvt. Major General Charles Griffin, U. S. Army, relieves Major General Gouverneur K. Warren of the command of the Fifth Army Corps.

April 2, 1865.-Engagement at Sutherland's Station, South Side Railroad.

Assault upon and capture of fortified lines in front of Petersburg.

Skirmish at Gravelly Ford, on Hatcher's Run.

Action at Scott's Cross-Roads.

3, 1865.-Occupation of Richmond and Petersburg by the Union forces.

Action at Namozine Church.

4, 1865.-Skirmish at Tabernacle Church, or Beaver Pond Creek.

4-5, 1865.-Skirmish at Amelia Court-House.

5, 1865.-Skirmish at Paine's Cross-Roads.

Engagement at Amelia Springs.

6, 1865.-Engagement at Sailor's Creek.

Skirmish at Flat Creek, near Amelia Springs.

Action near High Bridge.

Engagement at Rice's Station.

7, 1865.-Engagement at High Bridge.

Engagement at Farmville.

Skirmish at Prince Edward Court-House.

8, 1865.-Engagement at Appomattox Station.

9, 1865.-Engagement at Appomattox Court-House.

Surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia at Appomattox Court-House (Clover Hill).


Numbers 1.-Organization of the Union Forces commanded by Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant.

Numbers 2.-Return of casualties in the Union Forces commanded by Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, March 29-April 9, 1865.

Numbers 3.-General summary of casualties in the Union Forces operating against Richmond, Va., under Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant, January 1 to April 9, 1865.

Numbers 4.-Major General George G. Meade, U. S. Army, commanding Army of the Potomac.

Numbers 5.-Lieutenant Francis H. Parker, U. S. Army, Chief Ordnance Officer.

Numbers 6.-Surg. Thomas A. McParlin, U. S. Army, Medical Director, of operations January 1-June 30.

Numbers 7.-Surg. John A. Lidell, U. S. Army, Inspector of Medical and Hospital Department.

Numbers 8.-Surg. George B. Parker, U. S. Army, in charge of Depot Field Hospital, of operations March 27-June 30.

Numbers 9.-Captain Charles L. Davis, Chief Signal Officer.


*See also reports of Lieutenant General U. S. Grant (pp. 50-58), Surg. T. Rush Spencer (p. 263), and Journal of Captain Jed. Hotchkiss (p. 510).