Today In The Petersburg Campaign

by Brett Schulte on June 1, 2006

June 1, 1864

Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan’s, USA, Cavalry, using Spencer repeating rifles, repels both attacks led by Maj. Gen. Richard H. Anderson, CSA, near Old Cold Harbor, VA.

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