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Philip Sheridan

Sheridan’s Ride, a Raid in the North, and the Battle of Westport

In the third week of October 1864, General Philip Sheridan rallied his forces for a major victory in the Shenandoah Valley, while a gro7up of Confederates raided the town of St. Albans, Vermont, and Rebel forces retreated in Missouri after … Full Post

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The Grip of Federal Armies Tightens

Union Generals Sherman and Sheridan Come to the Fore

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Wheeler’s Raid and Movements in the Shenandoah

As William Sherman’s armies threatened Atlanta, Confederate General Joseph Wheeler led a cavalry raid into north Georgia and Tennessee to cut Union supply lines.  In the Shenandoah Valley, the armies of Philip Sheridan and Jubal Early maneuvered without a major … Full Post

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