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Page 3 Chapter LVIII. THE RICHMOND CAMPAIGN.

April 26-May 5, 1865.-Operations in the Shenandoah Valley, Va.

May 6-14, 1865.-Expedition from Richmond to Staunton and Charlottesville, Va.

23, 1865.-The Army of the Potomac reviewed in the city of Washington, D. C.

June 1-13, 1865.-Expedition through Pocahontas and Pendleton Counties, W. Va., and Highland County, Va.

8, 1865.-The Sixth Army Corps reviewed in the city of Washington, D. C.

27, 1865.-Major General George G. Meade assigned to the command of the Military Division of the Atlantic; Major General Joseph Hooker, to the Department of the East; Major General Winfield S. Hancock, to the Middle Department; Major General Christopher C. Augur, to the Department of Washington; and Major General Alfred H. Terry, to the Department of Virginia.

30, 1865.-Major General W. Halleck, U. S. Army, relinquishes command of the Military Division of the James.

JANUARY 1-APRIL 3, 1865.-The Richmond (Virginia) Campaign.*

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

Jan. 2, 1865.-Bvt. Major General Samuel W. Crawford, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Fifth Army Corps.

Brigadier General Charles Devens, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Twenty-fourth Army Corps.

8, 1865.-Major General Edward O. C. Ord, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Department of Virginia and North Carolina and Army of the James, vice Major General Benjamin F. Butler, relieved.

9, 1865.-Skirmish near Disputant Station.

11, 1865.-Major General George G. Meade, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Army of the Potomac.

12, 1865.-Major General John G. Parker, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Ninth Army Corps.

15, 1865.-Major General John Gibbon, U. S. Army, assumes command of the Twenty-fourth Army Corps.

17, 1865.-Bvt. Major General George W. Getty, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Sixth Army Corps.

23-24, 1865.-Action at Fort Brady, James River.

24, 1865.-Bvt. Major General Orlando B. Willcox, U. S. Army, in temporary command of the Ninth Army Corps.

25, 1865.-Skirmish near Powhatan.

27, 1865.-Major General Gouverneur K. Warren, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Fifth Army Corps.

30, 1865.-Scout to Long Bridge and Bottom's Bridge.

Feb. 2, 1865.-Major General John G. Parke, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Ninth Army Corps.

5-7, 1865.-Battle of Hatcher's Run (otherwise known as Dabney's Mill, Armstrong's Mill, Rowanty Creek, and Vaughan Road).

6, 1865.-Major General Edward O. C. Ord, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Department of Virginia.

14, 1865.-Major General Horatio G. Wright, U. S. Army, resumes command of the Sixth Army Corps.

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*Continued from Vols. XL and XLII, and, in addition to the separate events here enumerated, embracing the siege of Petersburg and Richmond

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