Today in the Petersburg Campaign: July 20, 1864

by Brett Schulte on July 20, 2006 · 0 comments

July 20, 1864

Skirmish at Philomont, VA.

Engagement at Stephenson’s Depot, VA, as Union cavalry under Brig. Gen. William W. Averell, USA, capture over 250 Confederates, as Lieut. Jubal Early, CSA, withdraws up the Shenandoah Valley towards Strasburg, VA.

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