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Five Forks - April 1, 1865
Maj. Gen. George
3,780 total (US
830; CS 2,950)
Lee ordered Pickett to hold the vital
crossroads of Five Forks.
On April 1, while Sheridan’s cavalry
pinned the Confederate force in
position, the V Corps under Maj. Gen.
G.K. Warren attacked and
overwhelmed the Confederate left
flank, taking many prisoners.
Sheridan's Charge at Five Forks