Today in the Petersburg Campaign: August 29, 1864

August 29, 1864

Skirmish at Charlestown, WV, the Shenandoah Valley, VA, Campaign.

Engagement at Smithfield Crossing of the Opequon, WV, with Maj. Gen. Philip Sheridan, USA, defeating Lieut. Gen. Jubal A. Early, CSA.

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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