War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0840 N. AND SE. VA., N. C., W. VA., MD., AND PA. Chapter LVIII.

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132 officers. The number picket up on the subsequent days was 944, including 42 officers. A report of flags captured and the names of the captors has already been forwarded with the flags to the headquarters of the Cavalry Corps.

I submit herewith a list, nominal and tabular, of the casualties in my command in the battle of the 1st instant.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

CHAS. GRIFFIN,

Brevet Major-General.

Lieutenant Colonel F. C. NEWHALL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Headquarters Cavalry Corps.

NOTE.-The official report from the commanding officer First Division states the number of prisoners taken by the division on the 1st instant to be as follows: First Brigade, 1,050 men, 2 colonels, 6 captains, 11 lieutenants; Second Brigade, 475 men; Third Brigade, 849 men, 3 captains, 5 lieutenants; total, 27 officers and 2,374 men.

GENERAL RECAPITULATION.

Killed Wounded

Command Officers Men Officers Men

First

Division:

First Brigade 1 3 1 15

Second Brigade ........ 1 1 14

Third Brigade 1 13 1 71

Second

Division:

First Brigade 1 3 2 35

Second Brigade 1 9 11 47

Third Brigade 1 9 4 64

Third

Division:

First Brigade 1 11 8 82

Second Brigade ......... 4 3 37

Third Brigade 3 12 7 103

Total 9 65 38 468

Missing Total

Command Officers Men Officers Men Aggregate

First

Division:

First Brigade ....... 3 2 21 23

Second ....... .... 1 15 16

Brigade

Third Brigade ....... .... 2 84 86

Second

Division:

First Brigade ....... .... 3 38 41

Second ....... 12 12 68 80

Brigade

Third Brigade ....... 9 5 82 87

Third

Division:

First Brigade ....... 6 9 99 108

Second 1 1 4 42 46

Brigade

Third Brigade ....... 21 10 136 146

Total 1 52 48 585 633

Respectfully submitted.

CHAS. GRIFFIN,

Brevet Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Nottoway Court-House, April 29, 1865.

COLONEL: In compliance with orders from Major-General Sheridan, received April 5, at 7.40 p. m., I reported to Major-General Meade with the Fifth Corps, at Jetersville, for orders. At 6 a. m. on the 6th instant, in compliance with orders from headquarters Army of the Potomac, the Fifth Corps marched from Jetersville along the Danville railroad in the direction of Amelia Court-House to attack the enemy, the second Division, under General Ayres, taking the advance, the Sixth Corps connecting on the right, and the Second Corps on the left. After moving about three miles to a place called Smith's Shop, undoubted evidence was received that the enemy had left our front and had gone westward. The command was halted and this information sent to the major-general commanding, when orders were received for the Fifth Corps to move to the north on the Pridesville road, thence to move on the right of the army. The advance was continued, via Paineville, to