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History of Cambria County, V.2

352 HISTORY OF CAMBRIA COUNTY.
and the next morning while they were at breakfast the great battle of Cold Harbor began.
    The organization of Cambria Companies in the battles of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor, Va. Commander-in-Chief, Lieut. Gen. U. S. Grant.
    Commander of the Army of the Potomac, Maj. General Geo. G. Meade.

Co. Captain. Regiment
Colonel.
Brigade
Commander.
Division
Commander.
Corps
Commander.
A Daniel D. Jones
Killed.
11th Pa. Res.
S. M. Jackson
First.
Wm. McCandless
Third.
S. W. Crawford
Fifth.
G. K. Warren
K David Hamilton 18th Pa. Cav.
W. P. Brinton
First.
J. B. McIntosh
Third.
Jas. H. Wilson
Cavalry Corps.
P. H. Sheridan.
D John B. Fite 115th Pa. Inf.
W. A. Reilly
First.
R. McAllister
Fouth.
Gershom Mott
Second.
W. S. Hancock

COLD HARBOR, VA.

A   Capt. Jones, K.
Successor unknown.
11th Pa. Res.
S.M. Jackson
First.
Wm. McCandless
Third.
S. W. Crawford
Fifth.
G. K. Warren
K Henry J. Blough 18th Pa. Cav.
J. W. Phillips
First.
J.B. McIntosh
Third.
J. H. Wilson
Cavalry
P. H. Sheridan.
F Rich'd Ryckman 21st Pa. Cav.
W.H. Boyd
Second.
J. B. Sweitzer
First.
Chas. Griffin
Fifth.
G. K. Warren
A David F. Fox 55th Pa. Inf
Geo. H. Hill
First
G. J. Stannard
First.
W. T. H. Brooks
Eighteenth.
W. F. Smith
C James Metzger Same Same Same Same
D John B. Fite 115th Pa. Inf.
Jno. P. Dunne
Third.
Gershom Mott
Third.
D. B. Birney
Second.
W. S. Hancock

COLD HARBOR.

    On Wednesday, June 1, the advance forces began the great battle, but neither Grant nor Lee had his army in position. Grant was still pressing Lee back while within a few miles of Richmond.
    Cambria county had six companies in this battle, four from Johnstown, one each from Ebensburg and Lilly, as follows:

Captain. Co. Regiment. Brigade. Division. Corps
A 11th Reserves
S. M. Jackson
Wm. McCandless Third.
S. W. Crawford
H. H. Lockwood
Fifth.
G. K. Warren
       This company was assigned to Second Division.
David Hamilton K 18th Pa. Cav.
J. W. Phillips
First.
J. B. McIntosh
Second.
D. McM. Gregg
Cavalry.
P. H. Sheridan
R. Ryckman F 21st Pa. Cav.
W. H. Boyd
Second.
J. B. Sweitzer
First.
Charles Griffin
Fifth.
G. K. Warren
David F. Fox A 55th Pa. Inf.
Geo. H. Hill
First.
Geo. J. Stannard
Second.
J. H. Martindale
Eighteenth.
W. F. Smith.
James Metzger C Same Same Same Same
John B. Fite D 115th Pa. Inf.
Jno. P. Dunne
Third.
Gershom Mott
Third.
D. B. Birney
Second.
W. S. Hancock

    On June 1 the line of battle was substantially as follows:

Lee.
A. P. Hill. R. Longstreet, C. Ewell, Left.
Wright. Smith, Right.
Hancock, Left. Burnside.
P. H. Sheridan. Wilson
Grant


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