Philip Sheridan on US Grant

Philip Sheridan on US Grant

J.E.B. Stuart fought his final battle on the outskirts of Richmond on May 11, 1864.  The Confederate cavalry was working feverishly to deny Gen. Philip Sheridan's Federal horsemen from gaining entry into the Confederate capital.  Stuart's men were able to check the Yankee advance but at a terrible cost.  The Confederate cavalry chief was shot by a dismounted Michigan trooper with a pistol, and the wound proved fatal.  He died the day after the battle, May 12, 1864. When General Lee received…

J.E.B. Stuart fought his final battle on the outskirts of Richmond on May 11, 1864. The Confederate cavalry was working feverishly to deny Gen. Philip Sheridan's Federal horsemen from gaining entry into the Confederate capital. Stuart's men were able to check the Yankee advance but at a terrible cost. The Confederate cavalry chief was shot by a dismounted Michigan trooper with a pistol, and the wound proved fatal. He died the day after the battle, May 12, 1864. When General Lee received…

General Philip Sheridan, who preferred Indians dead.

General Philip Sheridan, who preferred Indians dead.

This vintage Civil War artwork features General Philip Sheridan. Celebrate Civil War History with this digitally restored vintage poster from The War Is Hell Store.

This vintage Civil War artwork features General Philip Sheridan. Celebrate Civil War History with this digitally restored vintage poster from The War Is Hell Store.

Reclaiming the Valley: Third Battle of Winchester

Reclaiming the Valley: Third Battle of Winchester

Archibald H. Rowand Jr. was awarded the Medal of Honor, issued by Congress in 1873, for his work as a Union Spy. A private in the 1st West Virginia Cavalry, Rowand had turned 20 the week before. James Campbell, a private in the 2nd New York Cavalry, was 19. Like so many who served in the Civil War, they were young in years and old in the ways of battle. Both were members of Gen. Philip Sheridan's "scouts" - a term that encompassed their dual roles as cavalrymen and skilled undercover spies.

Archibald H. Rowand Jr. was awarded the Medal of Honor, issued by Congress in 1873, for his work as a Union Spy. A private in the 1st West Virginia Cavalry, Rowand had turned 20 the week before. James Campbell, a private in the 2nd New York Cavalry, was 19. Like so many who served in the Civil War, they were young in years and old in the ways of battle. Both were members of Gen. Philip Sheridan's "scouts" - a term that encompassed their dual roles as cavalrymen and skilled undercover spies.

A Compass Inscribed From General Philip Sheridan to H. C. Koch This compass was a gift from Union General Philip Sheridan to his topographical engineer H. C. Koch.

A Compass Inscribed From General Philip Sheridan to H. C. Koch This compass was a gift from Union General Philip Sheridan to his topographical engineer H. C. Koch.

Union Maj. General Philip Sheridan (1831-1888). Also a big "scorched earth" proponent, Sheridan burned down the Shenandoah Valley much to the dismay of the Rebels. He was also very successful, winning almost every major battle he fought. (West Point - Class of 53)

Look Into The Eyes Of 14 Notable American Civil War Generals

Union Maj. General Philip Sheridan (1831-1888). Also a big "scorched earth" proponent, Sheridan burned down the Shenandoah Valley much to the dismay of the Rebels. He was also very successful, winning almost every major battle he fought. (West Point - Class of 53)

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