CHAP. XLVILL] RAPIDAN TO THE JAMES. 659
May 5 to 7.—Battle of the Wilderness. Night of the 7th moved to
Chancellorsville and Spotsylvania Court-House.
May 8.—Battle at Spotsylvania Court-House.
May 9.—At Spotsylvania Court-House ; Major-General Sedgwick
May 10 to 21.—At Spotsylvania . Court-House, with continual
changes of position, much fighting, and severe losses. Night of 21st
moved to Guiney's Station.
May 22.—MOved to Nancy Wright's house, near Telegraph road.
May 23.—Moved down Telegraph road to Jericho Mills.
May 24.—Crossed North Anna River ; took position on the right
of the line.
May 25.—Moved to Noel's Station ; destroyed 3 miles of railroad ;
thence moved to Anderson's house.
May 26.—At night recrossed the river and moved to Chesterfield
May 27.—Moved down to vicinity of Taylor's Ford, on the Pa-
May 28.—Crossed Pamunkey River at Nelson's Ford and moved
to Dr. Pollard's house.
May 29.—Reconnaissance to Hanover Court-House by one divis-
May 30.—Corps moved to Overton house, near Totopotomoy
May 31.—Remained there.
June 1.—Moved to Cold Harbor ; battle in the afternoon.
June 2.—At Cold Harbor.
June 3.—Engaged with the enemy.
June 4 to 12.—At Cold Harbor. At night [of 12th] moved in
direction of Long Bridge.
Report of Maj. Henry R. Dalton, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S.
Army, of operations of First Division.
HEADQUARTERS FIRST DIVISION, SIXTH CORPS,
November 29, 1864.
MAJOR : In compliance with Special Orders, No. 174, headquarters
Sixth Corps, of August 20, 1864, the following report of the oper-
ations of this division in the campaign, May 4, 1864, to July 9, 1864,
is respectfully submitted :
The camps of this division near Hazel River, Va., were struck at
early daylight on the morning of the 4th of May, 1864, and the troops
moved through Stevensburg, crossing the Rapidan at Germanna
Ford, and bivouacked for the night. Early on the following morn-
ing the march was continued for a couple. of miles or more, when the
division was ordered to go into position parallel to the plank road
and advance to connect with the Fifth Corps on left, which corps
had begun to feel the lines of the enemy, the formation of the
division, being from left to right—Second Brigade, Brig. Gen. (then