Today in the Petersburg Campaign: September 22, 1864

by Brett Schulte on September 22, 2006 · 0 comments

September 22, 1864

The Battle of Fisher’s Hill, VA, as Maj. Gen. Philip H. Sheridan, USA, inflicts serious damage to Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early’s, CSA, forces of the Shenandoah, as Maj. Gen. George Crook, USA, flanks Early and causes a panic and rout as Early’s men flee up the Shenandoah.  Total casualties approximate 1,750.

Skirmish at Milford, VA, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.

Maj. Gen. Edward O. C. Ord, USA, resumes command of the 18th Army Corps, the Richmond, VA, Campaign.

Note: All “Today In The Petersburg Campaign” blog entries are used with permission from Ronald A. Mosocco’s Chronological Tracking of the American Civil War per the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion. Order the book HERE.

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