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Gibbon was placed to the right of Warren, and Birney in his rear as a reserve.
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Birney was now moved to the high ground overlooking the river crossings built by our troops, and covered the crossings.
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By this time Hancock, who had gone with Birney's division to relieve Barlow, had returned, bringing the division with him.
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Hancock put Barlow on his left, in double column, and Birney to his right.
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Mott followed Birney, and Gibbon was held in reserve.
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In front of Birney there was also a marsh to cross.
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Barlow and Birney entered almost simultaneously.
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Mott's division was reduced to a brigade, and assigned to Birney's division.
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Birney was thrown to Tyler's right and Crawford to his left, with Gibbon as a reserve; and Ewell was whirled back speedily and with heavy loss.
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Hancock sent Barlow and Gibbon forward at the appointed hour, with Birney as a reserve.
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Birney returned to Hancock, which extended his left now to the Chickahominy, and Warren was withdrawn to Cold Harbor.
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Meade moved Hancock's corps, now commanded by Birney, to the left, with a view to at least force the enemy to stay within the limits of his own line.
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The 9th corps, Burnside's, was placed upon the right at Petersburg; the 5th, Warren's, next; the 2d, Birney's, next; then the 6th, Wright's, broken off to the left and south.
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Hancock's corps, part of the 10th corps under Birney, and Gregg's division of cavalry were crossed to the north side of the James during the night of the 13th-14th of August.
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On the 28th of September, to retain Lee in his position, I sent Ord with the 18th corps and Birney with the 10th corps to make an advance on Richmond, to threaten it.
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Ord moved with the left wing up to Chaffin's Bluff; Birney with the 10th corps took a road farther north; while Kautz with the cavalry took the Darby road, still farther to the north.
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Birney's troops to the right captured the enemy's intrenched picket-lines, but were unsuccessful in their efforts upon the main line.
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Hancock immediately sent two divisions, commanded by Birney and Mott, and later two brigades, Carroll's and Owen's, to the support of Getty.
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One of Birney's most gallant brigade commanders-Alexander Hays-was killed.
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Then a part of Mott's division and Ward's brigade of Birney's division gave way and retired in disorder.
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Examples of Birney

Example #1
Barlow's division was left south of the stream, and Mott of the same corps was still to the left of Wright's corps.
Example #2
Two of his divisions were brought to the north side of the Po.
Example #3
The second assault was repulsed, again with severe loss to the enemy, and Barlow was withdrawn without further molestation.
Example #4
But the enemy reorganized and renewed the assault.
Example #5
His corps was now joined with Warren's and Wright's in this last assault.
Example #6
To relieve them, I ordered a renewal of the assault.