616 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. [CHAr. XLVIII.
by him back on the road toward Germanna Ford, as a picket in
rear of army headquarters. Here they remained until next day, in
the course of which they rejoined General Robinson.
I have the honor to be, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient
F. H. COWDREY,
Capt., A. A. G. of Vols., late A. D. C. to General Wadsworth.
Lieut. Col. F. T. LOCKE;
Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifth Army Corps.
NOVEMBER 6, 1864.
General MEADE :
I send up this copy of a report made by Captain Cowdrey, adju-
tant-general to General Wadsworth, of the operations of the division
on the 5th and 6th of May. I do not mean to submit it officially,
but to show you that what Major Roebling stated is the general
G. K. WARREN.
Binerai.y of First Brigade, Fourth Division, Fifth Army Corps.*
May 3, this *brigade broke camp at Culpeper, Va., at midnight,
and participated in the campaign following, taking part in the bat-
tles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court-House, North Anna
crossing, and near Bethesda Church, Va.
The brigade was engaged in the action of Bethesda Church, and
participated in the skirmishing, marching, and fighting of the corps
from that time to the end of the month [June], at which time it is
in the works southeast of Petersburg.
Report of Maj. Merit C. Welsh, Seventh Indiana Infantry.
HEADQUARTERS SEVENTH INDIANA VOLUNTEERS,
August 7, 1864.
Report of part taken by Seventh ,Indiana Volunteer Infantry,
First Brigade, Fourth Division, Fifth Army Corps, in campaign
from May 4 to July 30, 1864.
Crossed Rapidan at Germanna Ford, and went into camp evening
of May 4, near Wilderness Tavetrn.
On morning of 5th moved out on by-road to the left of the pike
leading to Robertson's Tavern, and threw up rifle-pits, Seventh In-
diana forming extreme right of brigade and of the division, and
* From returns for May and June.