Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 8.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

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[1]   OR, I, XLVI, III, 446. Grant telegraphed Theodore S. Bowers at 8:25 A.M.: ``Wright has gone through the enemy's line, and now has a regiment tearing up the track on the South Side road west of Petersburg. [Andrew A.] Humphreys, with two divisions, is south of Hatcher's Run crossing the Boydton road. Sheridan with his cavalry, the Fifth Corps, and one division of the Second Corps, is moving from the west toward Petersburg Ord has gone in with Wright. I do not see how the portion of the rebel army south of where Wright broke through . . . are to escape. . . .'' (Ibid., p. 448).