Today in the Petersburg Campaign: June 11, 1864

by Brett Schulte on June 11, 2006 · 0 comments

June 11, 1864

The raid on Arrington’s Depot, VA, by Maj. Gen. David Hunter, USA, the Lynchburg, VA Campaign.

Skirmish at Lexington, VA, including the burning of the Virginia Military Institute (VMI) by Maj. Gen. David Hunter, USA, the Lynchburg, VA Campaign.

Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA, dispatches Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early, CSA, to the Shenandoah Valley to assist Maj. Gen. John C. Breckinridge, CSA, in dealing with Maj. Gen. David Hunter, USA, there.

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.

Copyright © 1993, 1994 by Ronald A. Mosocco

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