OPERATIONS IN SOUTHEASTERN VIRGINIA AND
May 1—June 12, 1864.
SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.
May 4-June 12, 1864.—Campaign from the Rapidan to the James River, Va.
May 4-6, 1864.—Operations about New Berne and in Albemarle Sound, N.
C., including skirmishes on the Trent road, and on the
south side of the Trent River, engagement with the Con-
federate ram Albemarle, and surrender of Union outpost
May 4-June 2, 1864.—Operations on the south side of the James River, Va.
May 24, 1864.—Action at Wilson's Wharf, Va.
June 9, 1864.—Engagement at Petersburg, Va.
No. 1—Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding Armies of the
United States, including operations March, 1864-May, 1865.
No. 2.—Dispatches of Charles A. Dana, Assistant Secretary of War.
Reports of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding
Armies of the United States, including operations March, 1864-
GERMANNA FORD, May 4, 1864.
(Received 1.50 p. m.)
The crossing of Rapidan effected. Forty-eight 'Pours now will
demonstrate whether the enemy intends giving battle this side of
Richmond. Telegraph Butler that we have crossed the Rapidan.
U. S. GRANT,
Maj. Gen. H. W. HALLECK,
Chief of Staff.
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