Today in the Petersburg Campaign: September 26, 1864

September 26, 1864

Skirmish at Brown’s Gap, VA, as the Shenandoah Valley’s skies are darkened with the black smoke of burning barns, fields, and houses, by the torches of Maj. Gen. Philip Henry Sheridan, including the following:
-Skirmish at Port Republic, VA.
-Skirmish at Weyer’s Cave, 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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