Today in the Petersburg Campaign: August 17, 1864

by Brett Schulte on August 17, 2006 · 0 comments

August 17, 1864

Action at Winchester, VA, as Lieut. Gen. Jubal Early, CSA, attacks the rear guard of Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan, USA, whi is withdrawing toward Berryville, VA.

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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